Die Übersetzung von "twiddle" - Englisch-Italienisch-Wörterbuch


verb /ˈtwɪd·l/ us /ˈtwɪd·əl/

to move something repeatedly between your fingers

girare, rigirare fra le dita
I twiddled the knobs, but no sound came out of the radio. Ho rigirato le manopole ma dalla radio non è venuto fuori niente.
twiddle your thumbs

to do nothing for a period of time, usually while you are waiting for something to happen

girarsi i pollici
I arrived early for the meeting so I was twiddling my thumbs for half an hour. Sono arrivata in anticipo alla riunione e quindi ho passato mezz’ora a girarmi i pollici.

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