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twig

noun [C] uk   us   /twɪɡ/
a small, thin branch of a tree or bush, especially one removed from the tree or bush and without any leaves: We collected dry twigs to start the fire.

twig

verb [I or T] uk   us   /twɪɡ/ (-gg-) informal
to suddenly realize something: [+ question word] Then he twigged what I meant. She's six months pregnant and he still hasn't twigged.
Translations of “twig”
in Arabic غُصْن…
in Korean 나뭇 가지…
in Malaysian ranting…
in French brindille…
in Turkish sürgün, ince dal…
in Italian ramoscello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 細枝,嫩枝…
in Russian веточка…
in Polish gałązka…
in Vietnamese cành con, nhánh con…
in Spanish ramita…
in Portuguese graveto…
in Thai กิ่งไม้…
in German der Zweig…
in Catalan branquilló…
in Japanese 小枝…
in Indonesian ranting…
in Chinese (Simplified) 细枝,嫩枝…
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