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With a quick twist of his wrist, he turned the handle.
A twist in the road hid them from view.
The island roads are full of twists and turns.
The long-running saga took a new twist this week.
There has been a new twist to the crisis this week.
This is the final tragic twist in a long story.
His injury was a cruel twist of fate for the team.
You’d think I was round the twist if I told you.
He’s driving me round the twist with all these questions.
I felt as if I was going round the twist.
This is the British English definition of twist. View American 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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