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Engelsk navneord: twist

1. twist (om begivenhed) an unforeseen development

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEvents suddenly took an awkward turn.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)turn, turn of events

Mindre specifikke termerdevelopment

2. twist (om kommunikation) an interpretation of a text or action

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)construction

Mindre specifikke termerinterpretation

3. twist (om handling) any clever maneuver

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe would stoop to any device to win a point.
It was a great sales gimmick.
A cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)device, gimmick

Mindre specifikke termermaneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

Mere specifikke termerfast one, mnemonic, trick

4. twist (om handling) the act of rotating rapidly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave the crank a spin.
It broke off after much twisting.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spin, twirl, twisting, whirl

Mindre specifikke termerrotary motion, rotation

Mere specifikke termerbirling, logrolling, pirouette

5. twist (om tilstand) a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe wrench to his knee occurred as he fell.
He was sidelined with a hamstring pull.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pull, wrench

Mindre specifikke termerharm, hurt, injury, trauma

Mere specifikke termersprain

6. twist (om form) a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)kink, twirl

Mindre specifikke termerbend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication

7. twist (om form) a circular segment of a curve

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA bend in the road.
A crook in the path.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bend, crook, turn

Mindre specifikke termercurve, curved shape

Mere specifikke termerbight

8. twist (om begivenhed) a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eddy

Mindre specifikke termercurrent, stream

9. twist (om begivenhed) a jerky pulling movement

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wrench

Mindre specifikke termermotion, movement

10. twist (i anatomi) a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)braid, plait, tress

Mindre specifikke termercoif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle

Mere specifikke termerpigtail, queue

11. twist (om handling) social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey liked to dance the twist.

Mindre specifikke termersocial dancing

12. twist (om handling) the act of winding or twisting

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wind, winding

Mindre specifikke termerrotary motion, rotation

13. twist (om handling) turning or twisting around (in place)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWith a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)turn

Mindre specifikke termerrotary motion, rotation

Mere specifikke termertwiddle

Engelsk udsagnsord: twist

1. twist (om bevægelse) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe prisoner writhed in discomfort.
The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)squirm, worm, wrestle, wriggle, writhe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termermove

Mere specifikke termerwrench

2. twist (om relation) cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBend the rod.
Twist the dough into a braid.
The strong man could turn an iron bar.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bend, deform, flex, turn

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerchange form, change shape, deform

Mere specifikke termerconvolute, convolve, crank, dent, gnarl, incurvate, indent

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unbend

3. twist (om relation) turn in the opposite direction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTwist one's head.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerturn

Mere specifikke termercrick, curl, quirk, wave

4. twist (om relation) form into a spiral shape

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cord is all twisted.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)distort, twine

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerchange form, change shape, deform

Mere specifikke termercontort, deform, distort, enlace, entangle, entwine, interlace, intertwine, interweave, lace, mat, snarl, spin, tangle, twine, weave, wrench, wring, wring

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)untwist

5. twist (om ændring) form into twists

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTwist the strips of dough.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey twist the wire around the stick

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerform, shape

6. twist (om tilstand) extend in curves and turns

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe road winds around the lake.
The path twisted through the forest.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curve, wind

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Mere specifikke termercircumvolute, snake, spiral

7. twist (om bevægelse) do the twist

Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue twist

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

8. twist (om relation) twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWrench a window off its hinges.
Wrench oneself free from somebody's grip.
A deep sigh was wrenched from his chest.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wrench

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerpull

9. twist (om kommunikation) practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDon't twist my words.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)convolute, pervert, sophisticate, twist around

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdenote, refer

10. twist (i anatomi) twist suddenly so as to sprain

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWrench 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.

Eksempler på anvendelseDid he twist his foot?

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rick, sprain, turn, wrench, wrick

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerinjure, wound

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