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The force of the explosion had twisted the metal.
She sat there twisting her handkerchief into a tight knot.
Sanders twisted in his chair to look out of the window.
Stretch up, and twist your body around to the right.
She twisted her ring as she spoke.
Can you twist the cap off this bottle?
He twisted vines around the logs to make a raft.
From here, a narrow road twists up to the summit.
The path twists and turns up the mountainside.
I twisted my ankle, so I won’t be able to play.
“How he twisted things to suit himself!” she thought angrily.
You’re twisting my words. You know that’s not what I meant.
This is the American English definition of twist. View British English definition of twist.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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