Translation of twitch in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [tail/ears] mover* he twitched the reins sacudió las riendas she twitched back the curtain abrió la cortina de un tirón or (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) de un jalónExample sentences
- Winthrop gives me an apologetic look, though a corner of his mouth is slightly twitching in amusement.
- Casey felt her heart shudder and her lips twitch upwards into a smile.
- All he noticed was Paul's eyebrow twitching upward at the reaction.
- 1.1 (tic) tic (masculine) he has a nervous twitch tiene un tic nervioso I've got a twitch in my eyelid me tiembla el párpado 1.2 (pull) tirón (masculine), jalón (masculine) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) to give sth a twitch darle* un tirón or (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) un jalón a algo
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