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English definition of “twist”

twist

verb (TURN)    /twɪst/
C2 [I or T] to turn something, especially repeatedly, or to turn or wrap one thing around another: The path twists and turns for over a mile. She sat there nervously twisting the ring around on her finger. She twisted her head (round) so she could see what was happening. Twist the rope tightly round that post over there.Bending, twisting and curving C1 [T] If you twist a part of your body, such as your ankle, you injure it by suddenly turning it: She slipped on the ice and twisted her knee.Injuring and injuries
(Definition of twist verb (TURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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