turn with a winding motion; rotate
change the meaning of; distort
act of twisting
a bend; place where a path, etc. turns
an unexpected change or development
"events suddenly took an awkward turn"
"they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
"he would stoop to any device to win a point"
"it was a great sales gimmick"
"a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen"
"he gave the crank a spin"
"it broke off after much twisting"
"the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"
"he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
"a bend in the road"
"a crook in the path"
"they liked to dance the twist"
"he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
"with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"
"The prisoner writhed in discomfort"
"The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
"bend the rod"
"twist the dough into a braid"
"the strong man could turn an iron bar"
"twist one's head"
"The cord is all twisted"
"Twist the strips of dough"
"The road winds around the lake"
"the path twisted through the forest"
"wrench a window off its hinges"
"wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"
"a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"
"Don't twist my words"
"wrench one's ankle"
"The wrestler twisted his shoulder"
"the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"
"I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
If I had my hand under your twist I would send you flying.
出自： R. L. Stevenson
Able to twist one of their necks before they downed me.
出自： J. Buchan
The thought of living without him had twisted my insides.
He twisted around to see what was happening.
Our dog used to twist round in the air to catch the ball.
I twist round in my seat to speak to her.
我坐在自己位置上转过身来跟她说话。 twist sth ⇔ about〔around,round〕
Pull the wire tight and then twist the ends round.
把金属线拉紧,然后把两头捻紧。 twist sth ⇔ about〔around,round〕
I didn't say that!You're twisting my words around!
A large green snake twisted itself around his neck.
Twist the ends of the wire round the neck of the plastic bag, so that the air can't get out.
I twisted the bandage round her knee.
We twisted the bed sheets into a rope and escaped by climbing down it.
The child twisted the wire into the shape of a star.
She twisted the twigs into a tiny basket.
Mary twisted flowers into a wreath.
A very clever lawyer might be able to twist the prisoner's story into an admission of guilt.
The wheel twisted off in the middle of the car race.
赛车比赛进行到一半时轮子甩了出来。 twist sth ⇔ off
I can't twist off the lid.
Those children have been twisting the wreath off again.
Can you twist the cap of this fountain pen off?
The highway twists up on the mountain-side.
公路沿山腰盘旋而上。 twist up
Her face twisted up with pain as her leg lay bent beneath her.
她的腿弯曲着压在身子下疼得她痛苦不堪。 twist sth ⇔ up
He twisted the letter up into a ball and threw it into the fire, swearing softly.