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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “twitch”

twitch

verb [I or T] (MOVE SLIGHTLY)
颤动
    /twɪtʃ/
(to cause) to make a sudden small movement with a part of the body, usually without intending to
(使)抽搐;(使)抽动;(使)颤动
He tried to suppress a smile but felt the corner of his mouth twitch.
他试图忍住笑,但感到嘴角在抽动。
She twitched her nose like a rabbit.
她像兔子一样抽动了一下鼻子。
Disorders of muscles and the nervous systemMaking short, sudden movements
(Definition of twitch verb (MOVE SLIGHTLY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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