Definition of twist in the wind in English:
Be left in a state of suspense or uncertainty: rather than giving clear public guidance, politicians let NATO commanders twist in the wind
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- The court case that had been planned to start in April 2004 was abandoned, leaving the parents concerned twisting in the wind.
- During all this, the victim's families have been left twisting in the wind, denied anything close to the truth they will need in order to begin the process of closure.
- There is no such thing as a plot - just five linear lives twisting in the wind.
Definition of twist in the wind in:
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