twist

twist
twist 1. verb
1) (to turn round (and round): He twisted the knob; The road twisted through the mountains.) sno/bukte/slynge seg, vri
2) (to wind around or together: He twisted the piece of string (together) to make a rope.) tvinne, flette
3) (to force out of the correct shape or position: The heat of the fire twisted the metal; He twisted her arm painfully.) forvrenge, fordreie
2. noun
1) (the act of twisting.) forvrenging, fordreiing
2) (a twisted piece of something: He added a twist of lemon to her drink.) noe som er vridd/presset
3) (a turn, coil etc: There's a twist in the rope.) vridning, snuing, vending
4) (a change in direction (of a story etc): The story had a strange twist at the end.) (overraskende) vending; poeng
- twister
flette
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knep
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subst. \/twɪst\/
1) vridning, snoing
2) tvinning, (sammen)fletning
he gave the rope a few more twists
han tvinnet tauet noen ganger til
3) (tvunnet) tråd, snøre, snor
4) pussegarn, tvist
5) (krapp) sving, dreining
she drove slowly past a twist in the road
hun kjørte sakte gjennom svingen
6) vrikking, forvridning, forstuing
the fall gave his ankle a twist
7) grimase, forvridning, forvrengning, rykning
8) forvrengning, fordreining, feiltolkning
a curious twist of meaning
the MP claimed the media had given the facts a twist
stortingsrepresentanten hevdet media hadde forvrengt fakta
9) tobakksrull
you seldom see a twist of chewing tobacco nowadays
det er sjeldent å se en rull skråtobakk i våre dager
10) forklaring: spiralformet stykke sitronskall e.l. i drink
11) (britisk) kremmerhus, tutt
a twist of paper
papirtutt
12) ende, stump, tamp
13) forvirring, forstyrrelse, abnormitet
mental twist
mental forvirring
a twist in his character led him to crime
en karakterbrist ledet ham inn på forbryterbanen
14) særhet, særegenhet, egenartethet
15) lune, hang, drag, tilbøyelighet
he has a criminal twist
han trekkes mot det kriminelle miljøet, han er litt småkriminell
16) uventet retning, uventet vending, dreining
17) (overført) knep, triks, ny vri
18) (teknikk) spiral
19) (dans) twist
20) (sport, om ball) skru, skruing
a ball with a twist
en skruball
21) (militærvesen) riflestigning, rifling (i geværløp)
22) (britisk) blandet drikk
23) (om dyr) oppkrøllet hale, opprullet hale
get one's knickers in a twist miste fatningen, bli forvirret, bli vippet av pinnen
give a twist (to) vri (på), vri om
he gave my arm a twist
han vred armen min
round the twist (slang) gal, sprø, skrudd
twist bread flettet bakverk
a twist of fortune skjebnens ironi
twist of the tongue forsnakkelse
twist of the wrist godt håndlag
twists and turns (også overført) kroker og svinger, krokveier, irrganger
the twists and turns of the international situation
ulike skiftninger i den internasjonale situasjonen
II
verb \/twɪst\/
1) vri
twist a wet cloth
2) sno, tvinne, vikle
3) bøye (til), vri (til)
4) dreie, vri
twist one's head round
vri på hodet
5) vri over, vri i stykker
if you use too much force, you'll twist the key
hvis du vrir for hardt, vrir du nøkkelen i stykker
6) vri ut av ledd, vrikke, forstue
I have twisted my ankle
jeg har vrikket foten
7) sno seg, bukte seg
the smoke from my cigarette twisted upwards
røyken fra sigaretten min snodde seg oppover
8) bukte seg, slynge seg, gå i svinger
the road twists between the hills
veien bukter seg mellom fjellene
9) vri seg
he twisted (round) in his chair
han vred seg (rundt) i stolen
10) forvri, vri
his features were twisted with pain
ansiktet hans vred seg i smerte
11) forvrenge, fordreie, feiltolke (med hensikt), forvanske
twist somebody's words
forvrenge det noen sier
the police tried to twist his words into a confession
politiet forsøkte å forvrenge forklaringen hans til (å innebære) en innrømmelse
this is one of those political slogans which can be twisted to mean anything
dette er et av disse politiske slagordene som kan tolkes i hvilken som helst retning
12) binde sammen
she twisted her hair into a knot
hun bandt håret i en knute
twist a garland
binde en krans
13) (tekstil) spinne, tvinne, vikle
14) (sport, om ball) skru (seg), sette skru på, endre retning (på)
he made the ball twist after touching the ground
han fikk ballen til å skru etter at den traff bakken
15) (britisk, hverdagslig, overført) sno seg, være uærlig, jukse, lure
16) twiste, danse twist
17) revolvere, dreie rundt
twist about in vri seg i
twist about in pain
vri seg i smerter
twist and turn vri og vende seg, snu og vende (på) seg vri og vende på
twist into tvinne (sammen), flette (sammen), vikle inn i
twist off vri av, skru av
twist off the end of a piece of wire
twist off the cap of a bottle
skru av korken på en flaske
twist out of joint vri ut av ledd
twist one's arm out of joint
vri armen ut av ledd
twist round vikle rundt
twist somebody's arm searm, 1
twist tobacco spinne tobakk
twist up vikle inn, slå rundt
twist a thing up in paper
lage til en tutt
twist up a piece of paper
(få til å) vri seg
a stab of pain twisted her up

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