There are 2 main translations of twig in Spanish:

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twig 1

American English: /twɪɡ/
British English: /twɪɡ/

noun

  • ramita (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Sound wave vibrations are absorbed by leaves, branches and twigs of trees and shrubs.
    • But not all shrubs have dormant buds, and these shrubs won't grow new twigs if pruned too severely.
    • I ran towards a tree and grabbed some twigs and a branch.

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twig 2
also: -gg-

intransitive verb

  • (British English) [colloquial]
    darse cuenta
    to twig to something
    darse cuenta de algo
    I don't think he'll twig to what's going on
    no creo que se dé cuenta de lo que está pasando

transitive verb

  • [colloquial]
    darse cuenta de
    Example sentences
    • Before his cover was blown, Baron Cohen managed to interview a staggering array of public figures without them twigging he was play acting.
    • This is before he twigs that his German friend is gay.
    • It's a safe bet that a good many Simpsons buffs snicker at the Comic Book Guy without quite twigging that they are, in fact, laughing at themselves.

impersonal verb

  • [colloquial]then it twigged
    entonces caí ( or cayó etc) [colloquial]
    hasn't it twigged that she doesn't like you?
    ¿no te has dado cuenta de que no le gustas?

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