There are 2 translations of twist in Spanish:

twist1

Pronunciation: /twɪst/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (screw, coil) retorcer* to twist sth around sth enrollar or enroscar* algo alrededor de algo the snake twisted itself around its prey la serpiente se enroscó alrededor de su presa the wires got twisted se enroscaron los cables 1.2 (turn) [handle/knob] girar to twist the lid off a bottle desenroscar* la tapa de una botella he twisted her arm le retorció el brazo little finger
  • 2 2.1 (distort) retorcer* his face was twisted with pain tenía el rostro crispado por el dolor 2.2 (sprain) torcer* I twisted my ankle/wrist me torcí el tobillo/la muñeca 2.3 (alter, pervert) [words] tergiversar; [meaning] torcer* you twisted what I said has tergiversado or distorsionado lo que dije

vi

Phrasal verbs

twist up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
enredar to be twisted up estar* enredado

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There are 2 translations of twist in Spanish:

twist2

n

  • 2 (in story, events) vuelta (f) de tuerca, giro (m) inesperado by a (strange) twist of fate por una de esas (extrañas) vueltas que da la vida

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Word of the day hache
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llámale hache = call it what you like or what you will …
Cultural fact of the day

The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.