Twist in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Twist

To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force. | To join together by twining one part around another. | To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve.

Short Example Sentences for Twist

  • 1. Take this and twist it around the tree. 🔊
  • 2. She can twist him around her little finger. 🔊
  • 3. She could not seem to get the right twist to the ribbon. 🔊
  • 4. That sight doesn't come twist to any man. 🔊
  • 5. With a rather playful twist of her lips the girl turned to me. 🔊
  • 6. It was exhausted and tried to twist and spring away to the right. 🔊
  • 7. There, it's no use to twist about. 🔊
  • 8. Even the little twist and droop of her slender body was a grace to me. 🔊
  • 9. He gave a quick twist and jerked the weapon from the hands of his opponent. 🔊
  • 10. Instead, he could only twist the ends of his mustache savagely. 🔊
  • 11. She began to twist her golden hair round the dagger hilt again. 🔊
  • 12. I could not twist any more, it was just which of us could get there first. 🔊
  • 13. In going about, you are careful not to step upon a nail or to twist your foot. 🔊
  • 14. He must twist his heart, Wried with grim pain, to smiles of pleasantness. 🔊

How to use Twist in Sentences?

  • 1. The twist is generally in the opposite direction to that in the single threads. 🔊
  • 2. The hair of the king has that curious formal twist with which we are familiar on playing-cards. 🔊
  • 3. And yet, through some evil twist of fate, he had lost all there was in life worth having. 🔊
  • 4. He tried to drag himself erect, tried to twist his head, and he sank back with a bitter groan. 🔊
  • 5. Still they soon came up, and now I must twist every few yards, or be caught in their jaws. 🔊
  • 6. A wink of his eye and a twist of his head Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread. 🔊
  • 7. But such notions left the German character, the Oliver Twist in it, fatally out of account. 🔊
  • 8. Retchings twist and tie me, Old meat, good meals, brown gobbets, up I throw. 🔊
  • 9. He was speaking with such deliberation that he did not once twist his words or expressions about, as he often did when excited and in a hurry. 🔊
  • 10. Miss Cookham had mockingly repeated after him while he gasped as from the twist of her grip on his collar. 🔊
  • 11. The lad knew that there was something amiss with his master by some queer twist of nature that gave a fillip to his natural cheerfulness. 🔊
  • 12. Then there was a ringing sound, a twist of both his arms, and over he went with a sickening momentary cry of fear. 🔊
  • 13. With an adept twist of the tongue his chew of tobacco ceased to bulge one cheek, and promptly distended the other. 🔊
  • 14. She was smiling a little, a smile with a twist to it, like the smile of a child who is determined not to weep. 🔊
  • 15. This characteristic is of great economic importance, the natural twist facilitating the operation of spinning the fibres into thread or yarn. 🔊
  • 16. Some of the heads have the same formal twist in the hair as those of the large corbels in the nave (p. 81). 🔊
  • 17. She glanced up at him with a little flash in her blue eyes, as a vigorous twist broke the little gold piece from its chain. 🔊
  • 18. This morning she brushed all her hair as tightly back as possible, and made a hard twist at an ugly angle at the back of her head. 🔊
  • 19. When thou shalt have often done this thou wilt be able to twist many a silly girl like twine around thy fingers. 🔊
  • 20. With a quick twist of the wrist, he threw in the highest speed and had to grip his handlebars hard to keep his seat as his iron steed responded. 🔊
  • 21. Her mind was thin but firm, and having received a backward twist in its youth, it had remained inflexibly bent for more than sixty years. 🔊