Definition of twist in the wind in English:

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twist in the wind

Be left in a state of suspense or uncertainty.
Example sentences
  • The court case that had been planned to start in April 2004 was abandoned, leaving the parents concerned twisting in the wind.
  • During all this, the victim's families have been left twisting in the wind, denied anything close to the truth they will need in order to begin the process of closure.
  • There is no such thing as a plot - just five linear lives twisting in the wind.
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