shake one's head

idiom

: to turn one's head from side to side as a way of answering "no" or of showing disagreement or refusal
When I asked her if she wanted help, she just shook her head.

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“Shake one's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shake%20one%27s%20head. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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