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Translation of "twist" - English-Turkish dictionary

twist

verb     /twɪst/
TURN [T]
to turn something using your hand döndürmek, dönmek She sat there nervously twisting the ring around on her finger.Revolving, rotating and spinning
BEND [T]
to bend and turn something many times and change its shape bükmek, kıvırmak, burkmak, bükülmek The wheels of the bike had been twisted in the accident.Bending, twisting and curving
TURN YOUR BODY [I, T]
to turn part of your body to face a different direction döndürmek; dönmek; başka bir yöne dönmek She twisted her head so she could see what was happening.Revolving, rotating and spinning
CHANGE DIRECTION [I]
If a road, river, etc twists, it has a lot of bends in it. (yol, nehir) kıvrılmak, dönmek, The path twisted and turned up the side of the mountain.Bending, twisting and curving
INJURE [T]
If you twist a part of your body, such as your knee, you injure it by turning it suddenly. burkmak, bükmek Disorders of muscles and the nervous system
CHANGE MEANING [T]
to unfairly change the meaning of something that someone has said çarpıtmak, saptırmak; Journalists had twisted his remarks. →  See also twist sb's arm Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to somethingLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of twist verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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