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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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