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twist

US [twɪst]
UK [twɪst]
  • v.捻;扭转;曲折;扭动
  • n.捻;拧;扭动;搓
  • Web扭曲;捻度;歪曲
Simple Present:twists  Present Participle:twisting  Past Tense:twisted  
twist
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v.
弯曲成形bend into shape
1.
[t]
~ sth (into sth)
使弯曲,使扭曲(成一定形状)to bend or turn sth into a particular shape
Twist the wire to form a circle.
把铁丝弯成一个环。
2.
[t][i]
(使)弯曲变形,扭曲变形to bend or turn sth into a shape or position that is not normal or natural; to be bent or turned in this way
He grabbed me and twisted my arm behind my back.
他抓住我,把我的胳膊扭到背后。
Her face twisted in anger.
她气得脸都变形了。
转动身体turn body
3.
[t][i]
扭转,转动(身体部位)to turn part of your body around while the rest stays still
He twisted his head around to look at her.
他扭过头去看她。
She twisted in her chair when I called her name.
我唤她的名字时,她坐在座椅上转过身来。
4.
[i][t]
(猛地将身体)转动,旋转,扭动to turn your body with quick sharp movements and change direction often
I twisted and turned to avoid being caught.
我左躲右闪免得被捉住。
She tried unsuccessfully to twist free.
她试图挣脱身子,但无济于事。
He managed to twist himself round in the restricted space.
他设法在有限的空间内转过身来。
用手转动turn with hand
5.
[t]
~ sth (+ adv./prep.)
(用手)转动,旋转to turn sth around in a circle with your hand
Twist the knob to the left to open the door.
向左转动手柄把门打开。
Nervously I twisted the ring on my finger.
我紧张地转动着手指上的戒指。
道路;河流of roads/rivers
6.
[i]
曲折;蜿蜒;盘旋to bend and change direction often
The road twists and turns along the coast.
道路沿着海滨蜿蜒曲折。
narrow twisting streets
狭窄弯曲的街道
a twisting staircase
盘旋而上的楼梯
踝;腕;膝ankle/wrist/knee
7.
[t]
~ sth
扭伤;崴伤to injure part of your body, especially your ankle, wrist or knee, bending it in an awkward way
She fell and twisted her ankle.
她摔了一下,把脚崴了。
缠绕wind around
8.
[t]
~ sth (+ adv./prep.)
使缠绕;缭绕;盘绕to wind sth around or through an object
She twisted a scarf around her head.
她用一条围巾裹住了头。
The telephone cable has got twisted(= wound around itself) .
电话线缠绕在一起了。
9.
[i]
~ (round/around sth)
蠕动;盘绕;缠绕生长to move or grow by winding around sth
A snake was twisting around his arm.
一条蛇缠绕在他的手臂上。
事实facts
10.
[t]
~ sth
(故意)歪曲,曲解to deliberately change the meaning of what sb has said, or to present facts in a particular way, in order to benefit yourself or harm sb else
You always twist everything I say.
你总是歪曲我说的每一句话。
The newspaper was accused of twisting the facts.
这家报纸被指责歪曲事实。
线threads
11.
[t]
~ sth (into sth)
捻,搓,绞(线等)to turn or wind threads, etc. together to make sth longer or thicker
They had twisted the sheets into a rope and escaped by climbing down it.
他们把床单绞成绳子,缘绳而下逃走了。
IDM
twist sbs arm
(informal)
劝说;强迫;生拉硬拽;施加压力to persuade or force sb to do sth
n.
旋转action of turning
1.
[c]
转动;旋转;搓;捻;拧;扭动the action of turning sth with your hand, or of turning a part of your body
She gave the lid another twist and it came off.
她又拧了一下,盖儿开了。
He gave a shy smile and a little twist of his head.
他羞怯地笑了笑,略微扭了一下头。
意外变化unexpected change
2.
[c]
(故事或情况的)转折,转变,突然变化an unexpected change or development in a story or situation
the twists and turns of his political career
他政治生涯的一波三折
The story has taken another twist.
故事情节再一次变化。
The disappearance of a vital witness added a new twist to the case.
一名重要证人失踪,令诉讼出现了新的变数。
By a curious twist of fate we met again only a week or so later.
由于命运巧妙的安排,大约只过了一周我们又相逢了。
道路;河流in road/river
3.
[c]
急转弯处;曲折处a sharp bend in a road or river
The car followed the twists and turns of the mountain road.
汽车沿着弯弯曲曲的山路行驶。
形状shape
4.
[c]
螺旋状的东西;卷曲物;捻合成的东西a thing that has been twisted into a particular shape
mineral water with a twist of lemon
加了一卷柠檬皮的矿泉水
舞蹈dance
5.
[sing]
扭摆舞(盛行于 20 世纪 60 年代)a fast dance that was popular in the 1960s, in which you twist from side to side
IDM
She's gone completely round the twist.
她完全疯了。
round the bend/twist
(informal)
发疯;疯狂crazy
She's gone completely round the twist.
她完全疯了。

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