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estar] (con respecto a otra cosa) crooked le quedó la nariz torcida he was left with a crooked nose tiene la boca torcida he has a twisted mouth llevas la falda torcida your skirt's twisted, your skirt isn't straight el cuadro está torcido the picture isn't straight, the picture is on a slant o is askew la planta creció torcida the plant grew crooked o lopsided te has hecho la raya torcida your part (AmE) o (BrE) parting isn't straight 1.2 (curvo) bent un alambre/palo torcido a bent wire/stick tiene la columna torcida she has curvature of the spine tiene las piernas torcidas (para adentro) he is knock-kneed (para afuera) he is bowlegged
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.