He shuffled across the floor.
She stood there, shuffling her feet, waiting for the bus to arrive.
She shuffled the papers on her desk.
The manager shuffled the batting order.
Whose turn is it to shuffle and deal? Noun
We heard the shuffle of feet outside the door.
He gave the cards a good shuffle and then dealt. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
This reform would force PBMs to finally compete to negotiate genuine savings, not just shuffle rents around and exploit loopholes.—Howard Dean, Fortune, 19 Sep. 2023 From regime to regime and as staffs are shuffled at Halas Hall, the precise order for blame changes a little.—Brad Biggs, Chicago Tribune, 16 Sep. 2023 But finding new, healthy recipes to shuffle into your repertoire can be challenging.—Samantha MacAvoy, Women's Health, 9 Sep. 2023 Adults shuffling papers and checking boxes shrugged.—Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2023 Instead, the Wolverines used their opener to continue to find their best rotation both in the trenches and the secondary as players constantly shuffled in and out.—Tony Garcia, Detroit Free Press, 2 Sep. 2023 As streaming services have repeatedly shuffled what shows and movies are available where, attracting a fan base has gotten complicated.—Angela Watercutter, WIRED, 1 Sep. 2023 The president then shuffled off the stage as White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre announced that the event was over.—Bryan Schott, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Sep. 2023 Those desperate for the Virgin Mary’s help shuffle across the square on their knees.—Viet Thanh Nguyen, The New Yorker, 9 Sep. 2023
Stafford’s resume appeared to get lost in the shuffle during preseason discussions about top NFL quarterbacks, all of whom are younger than the 35-year-old Stafford.—Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times, 10 Sep. 2023 Longtime researchers feared promising drugs, particularly for ultra-rare diseases, might get lost in the shuffle.—Jason Mast, STAT, 1 Sep. 2023 Game show Press Your Luck, which was part of an earlier schedule shuffle at the network, is back on the schedule and set for 10 p.m. Tuesdays starting Oct. 10.—Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Sep. 2023 During the recent conference realignment shuffle during the past month, rhetoric suggested that there wasn’t much interest in Oregon State because its media market size.—Ndaschel, oregonlive, 6 Sep. 2023 The move coincided with a lineup shuffle that had the struggling De La Cruz moving from the cleanup spot to leadoff for the first time.—Gordon Wittenmyer, The Enquirer, 18 July 2023 Marcus’s study-abroad trip is notable not just for the soft talk between him and his tutor, Luca (Will Poulter), but also for the fact that the show’s overactive iPod shuffle of dad rock deep cuts is paused for much of the stand-alone episode that’s focused on the Copenhagen apprenticeship.—Phillip MacIak, The New Republic, 30 June 2023 All this is not to say shuffle influencers don’t get their fair share of haters.—Michelle Vartan, Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2023 Kering said in July that Gucci’s CEO Marco Bizzarri is leaving as part of a management shuffle.—Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 25 Aug. 2023 See More
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