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twists and turns

Definition of twists and turns in English:

Intricate or convoluted dealings or circumstances: the twists and turns of her political career
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  • However all is not quite as it seems, and the audience is taken on a journey of twists and turns, with laughs and a few surprises along the way.
  • While still faithful to traditional music, Ryan introduced some twists and turns of his own.
  • This play has all the twists and turns, unexpected revelations and dark secrets you would expect from a good thriller.
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Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing