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Stir and serve with a twist of lemon or orange. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pudding uses a classic brown butter and has an unusual twist in the form of bay leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can reduce the neck twist by raising one side of your body with a pillow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The twists and turns mean this drama series continues to be both slightly strange and slightly thrilling. The Sun (2016)She leads us down another narrow path twisting deeper into the woods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a further twist to the story. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That cupboard is our history, not a place for a dirty little plot twist. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I'll take twisted or wrenched at a push. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is a hilarious tale which often twists and turns like no other. The Sun (2015)His right arm was twisted back on itself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There may yet be another twist to the story. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What adds an unusual twist to your marriage plans? The Sun (2014)Top up with champagne and garnish with a twist of lemon. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have the strange ability to twist their heads right round. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The best way of not twisting your ankle is to stick to the roads. The Sun (2008)It is easy to twist an ankle. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Twist your body so that your right elbow is pointed to your left knee. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It could play a protective role as we twist or change direction. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now twist the strands together like a corkscrew to form tight barley twists. The Sun (2014)Yet here is the twist to the story. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was a little twist in my gut. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The songs go through endless changes and twists. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Twist into corkscrew shapes and lay on non-stick baking parchment in a roasting tin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rarely have we seen any jockey ride this rolling, twisting racetrack with such confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He brought back more memories when he insisted he did not need an arm twisted to move to Scotland. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'twist'
British English: twist /twɪst/ VERB
If you twist something, you turn it to make a spiral shape, for example by turning the two ends of it in opposite directions.
Her hands began to twist the handles of the bag.
- American English: twist
- Arabic: يَلْوي
- Brazilian Portuguese: torcer
- Chinese: 扭曲
- Croatian: uvrnuti
- Czech: kroutit
- Danish: sno
- Dutch: samendraaien
- European Spanish: retorcer
- Finnish: kieputtaa
- French: vriller
- German: drehen
- Greek: συστρέφω
- Italian: torcere
- Japanese: ねじる
- Korean: ...을 비틀다
- Norwegian: vri
- Polish: przekręcić
- European Portuguese: torcer
- Romanian: a împleti
- Russian: крутить
- Spanish: retorcer
- Swedish: vrida
- Thai: บิดเป็นเกลียว
- Turkish: bükmek
- Ukrainian: крутити
- Vietnamese: xoắn
Definition of twist from the Collins English Dictionary
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