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twist British & World English

Form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape

twist English Thesaurus

the force of the impact had twisted the chassis

the twist in twist British & World English

A dance with a twisting movement of the body, popular in the 1960s

twist tie British & World English

A small piece of plastic-covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure

plot twist British & World English

An unexpected development in a book, film, television programme, etc.

twist drill British & World English

A drill with a twisted body like that of an auger

twist-grip British & World English

A control operated manually by twisting, especially one serving as a handgrip for operating the throttle on a motorcycle or for changing gear on a bicycle

twist-lock British & World English

A locking device for securing freight containers to the trailers on which they are transported

tailor's twist British & World English

Strong thread used by tailors

twist the knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

round the twist British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

twist someone's arm British & World English

Pressurize someone into doing something that they are reluctant to do

twist in the wind British & World English

Be left in a state of suspense or uncertainty

fate British & World English

The development of events outside a person’s control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power

twist something off in twist British & World English

Remove something by pulling and rotating it

twist someone around one's little finger British & World English

Have the ability to make someone do whatever one wants

twist someone's arm in twist British & World English

Pressurize someone into doing something that they are reluctant to do

twist the knife in knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

round the twist in twist British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

twist in the wind in twist British & World English

Be left in a state of suspense or uncertainty

twist or turn the knife in the wound in knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

twist someone around one's little finger in little finger British & World English

Have the ability to make someone do whatever one wants

twist someone's arm in twist English Thesaurus

don't let him twist your arm if you really don't want to go


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