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Significado de “wriggle” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "wriggle" - Diccionario Inglés

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wriggleverb

uk   /ˈrɪɡ.əl/ us   /ˈrɪɡ.əl/
[I or T] to twist your body, or move part of your body, with small, quick movements: A large worm wriggled in the freshly dug earth. Baby Martha was wriggling her toes in the sand.
[I + adv/prep] to move somewhere using short, quick twisting movements: The tunnel was low and dark, but she managed to wriggle through to the other side. After twisting and turning for a while, he managed to wriggle free.
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wrigglenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈrɪɡ.əl/ us   /ˈrɪɡ.əl/
an act of wriggling: With a wriggle, she managed to crawl through the gap.
(Definition of wriggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wriggleverb [I/T]

us   /ˈrɪɡ·əl/
to make small quick movements with the body, turning from side to side: [I] Somehow he twisted himself about and wriggled free of Farkas’s grip and danced away.
(Definition of wriggle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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