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He nodded, clearly glad to see him, yet there seemed an odd, regretful twist to his smile.
Er nickte, Offensichtlich freute er sich, Theo zu sehen, und doch schien ein eigenartiger Anklang des Bedauerns in seinem Lächeln zu liegen.
Alexander, Lloyd / KestrelAlexander, Lloyd / Der Turmfalke
Der Turmfalke
Alexander, Lloyd
© der deutschsprachigen Ausgabe bei Arena-Verlag Georg Popp, Würzburg
© 1982 by Lloyd Alexander
Kestrel
Alexander, Lloyd
© Lloyd Alexander, 1982
When you twist this butterfly screw at the top, a phial of acid is crushed.
Durch eine Drehung der Flügelmutter hier oben wird ein Röhrchen mit Säure zerquetscht.
Forsyth, Frederick / The fist of godForsyth, Frederick / Die Faust Gottes
Die Faust Gottes
Forsyth, Frederick
© 1994 by Transworld Publisher Ltd., London
© 1994 by C. Bertelsmann Verlag, München
The fist of god
Forsyth, Frederick
© 1995 by Bantam Books
Combines protection with pleasure," he flicked the foolish-looking feather on its obscene tip, gave it a joyous swing and twist and flung away the certificates in his other hand.
Ein Überzieher. Verbindet Genuß mit Verhütung." Er tippte die Feder an der obszön aussehenden Spitze an, ließ sie lustig wippen und schleuderte die in seiner anderen Hand gehaltenen Gutscheine weg.
Algren, Nelson / A Walk on the Wild SideAlgren, Nelson / Wildnis des Lebens
Wildnis des Lebens
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© 1988 by Zweitausendeins, Postfach, D-6000 Frankfurt am Main 61
A Walk on the Wild Side
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© renewed 1984 by the Estate of Nelson Algren
The screams died on her lips as she registered the cruel twist of his mouth and the sadistic glint in those beautiful orange-coloured eyes.
Die Schreie erstarben Lucy auf den Lippen, als ihr bewußt wurde, wie grausam sein Mund verzerrt war und wie sadistisch es in diesen wunderschönen orangefarbenen Augen funkelte.
Jones, Terry / Starship TitanicJones, Terry / Raumschiff Titanic
Raumschiff Titanic
Jones, Terry
© der Originalausgabe 1997 by The Digital Village and Simon and Schuster Interactive, Inc.
© der deutschsprachigen Ausgabe 1998 by Rogner & Bernhard GmbH & Co. Verlags KG, Hamburg
Starship Titanic
Jones, Terry
© 1997 by The Digital Village and Simon and Schuster Interactive, Inc.
Her leg cramped on the eighty-second level. With a twist and a cry, she fell on the stairs and knocked her head against the railing.
Im zweiundachtzigsten Stockwerk setzte der Muskelkrampf in ihrem Oberschenkel mit solch jäher Heftigkeit wieder ein, daß sie strauchelte, mit dem Kopf gegen das Treppengeländer schlug und auf die Stufen fiel.
Bear, Greg / Blood MusicBear, Greg / Blutmusik
Blutmusik
Bear, Greg
© 1985 Greg Bear
© 2008 der deutschen Ausgabe und der Ubersetzung by Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, Munchen, in der Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
Blood Music
Bear, Greg
© 1985, 2002 by Greg Bear
If you use a transfer needle , remove the transfer needle from the vial , replace the transfer needle cap , and twist the transfer needle off the syringe .
Falls Sie eine Mischkanüle verwenden , ziehen Sie die Mischkanüle aus der Durchstechflasche , setzen Sie die Schutzhülle wieder auf und drehen Sie die Mischkanüle von der Spritze ab .
Shake the bottle and twist off the cap.
Schütteln Sie die Flasche, und schrauben Sie die Kappe ab.
Thus, in his Sportpalast speech of September 30 for the launching of the "winter relief" campaign, Hitler bandied his extermination threat with a particularly sadistic twist.
So versah Hitler seine Vernichtungsdrohung in der Sportpalastrede vom 30. September zur Eröffnung des Winterhilfswerks mit einer besonders sadistischen Note.
Friedlander, Saul / The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945,Friedlander, Saul / Die Jahre der Vernichtung. Das dritte reich und die juden 1939–1945
Die Jahre der Vernichtung. Das dritte reich und die juden 1939–1945
Friedlander, Saul
© 2006 Saul Friedlander
© Verlag C.H.Beck oHG, Munchen 2006
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945,
Friedlander, Saul
© Saul Friedlander 2007
"My name is Kitty Twist," she had told him, "and I do everything."
"Mein Name ist Kitty Twist", hatte sie zu ihm gesagt, "und ich mache alles."
Algren, Nelson / A Walk on the Wild SideAlgren, Nelson / Wildnis des Lebens
Wildnis des Lebens
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© 1988 by Zweitausendeins, Postfach, D-6000 Frankfurt am Main 61
A Walk on the Wild Side
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© renewed 1984 by the Estate of Nelson Algren
Support plate, type A, to accept the following data connection modules: AMP TYCO: SL series 110Connect and Toolless, AMP-Twist (without dust protection cap); Brand-Rex: unshielded module; GG45; Nexans: LANmark with adapter clip.
Trägerplatte Typ A zur Aufnahme folgender Daten-Anschlussmodule: AMP TYCO: SL Serie 110Connect und Toolless, AMP-Twist (ohne Staubschutzklappe); Brand-Rex: ungeschirmtes Modul; GG45; Nexans: LANmark mit Adapter-Clip.
© 2010 OBO BETTERMANN GmbH & Co. KG
© 2010 OBO BETTERMANN GmbH & Co.
"Just buying like everyone else as far as I can see," Kitty Twist perceived.
"Soweit ich sehe", warf Kitty ein, "läßt er seine Piepen aber genausowenig für umsonst springen wie alle andern."
Algren, Nelson / A Walk on the Wild SideAlgren, Nelson / Wildnis des Lebens
Wildnis des Lebens
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© 1988 by Zweitausendeins, Postfach, D-6000 Frankfurt am Main 61
A Walk on the Wild Side
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© renewed 1984 by the Estate of Nelson Algren
Where was Kitty Twist that lovable kid?
Wo war Kitty Twist, dieses liebenswerte Kind?
Algren, Nelson / A Walk on the Wild SideAlgren, Nelson / Wildnis des Lebens
Wildnis des Lebens
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© 1988 by Zweitausendeins, Postfach, D-6000 Frankfurt am Main 61
A Walk on the Wild Side
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© renewed 1984 by the Estate of Nelson Algren
"Then let's see which is best," Kitty Twist put her two cents in.
"Nun wollen wir mal sehen, wer der bessere ist." Kitty Twist setzte zwei Cent.
Algren, Nelson / A Walk on the Wild SideAlgren, Nelson / Wildnis des Lebens
Wildnis des Lebens
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© 1988 by Zweitausendeins, Postfach, D-6000 Frankfurt am Main 61
A Walk on the Wild Side
Algren, Nelson
© 1956 by Nelson Algren
© renewed 1984 by the Estate of Nelson Algren
Incautious as always, Louis reached out with a gentle fingertip to brush the alien's twisted forelimb, and a portion of the gray-brown body armor crumbled into powder.
Louis war so unvorsichtig wie immer und berührte mit der Fingerkuppe das verdrehte Vorderbein des fremden Wesens -ein Teil des graubraunen Körperpanzers zerfiel zu Staub.
Anderson, Kevin / Hidden EmpireAnderson, Kevin / Das Imperium
Das Imperium
Anderson, Kevin
© 2002 by WordFire Inc.
© 2003 der deutschen Ausgabe und der Übersetzung by Ullstein Heyne List GmbH & Co. KG
Hidden Empire
Anderson, Kevin
© 2002 by WordFire, Inc.
'I just couldn't figure it out,' he protested, twisted half round in his seat to harangue us.
"Das will mir einfach nicht in den Kopf", protestierte er, halb im Sitz umgewandt, um uns seine Strafpredigt zu halten.
Adams, Douglas,Carwardine, Mark / Last Chance to SeeAdams, Douglas,Carwardine, Mark / Die letzten ihrer Art
Die letzten ihrer Art
Adams, Douglas,Carwardine, Mark
© Serious Productions Limited and Mark Carwardine, 1990
© der deutschen Ausgabe 1991 by Rogner & Bernhard, Hamburg
Last Chance to See
Adams, Douglas,Carwardine, Mark
© 1990 Serious Productions Ltd. and Mark Carwardine

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Collocations

twist boundary
Drehgrenze
twist-off
Bruch
twist counter
Drahtzähler
twist-free
drallfrei
false twist
Falschdraht
left-hand twist
Linksdrall
twist-on connector
Schraubanschluss
twist drill
Spiralbohrer
twist-beam rear axle
Verbundlenkerachse
twist drill
Wendelbohrer
ply twist spindle
Zwirnspindel
twist spindle
Zwirnspindel
get one's knickers in a twist
auf die Palme gehen
angle of twist
Drallwinkel
twist one's ankle
mit dem Fuß umknicken

Word forms

twist

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetwisttwists
Possessive casetwist'stwists'

twist

verb
Basic forms
Pasttwisted
Imperativetwist
Present Participle (Participle I)twisting
Past Participle (Participle II)twisted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I twistwe twist
you twistyou twist
he/she/it twiststhey twist
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am twistingwe are twisting
you are twistingyou are twisting
he/she/it is twistingthey are twisting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have twistedwe have twisted
you have twistedyou have twisted
he/she/it has twistedthey have twisted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been twistingwe have been twisting
you have been twistingyou have been twisting
he/she/it has been twistingthey have been twisting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I twistedwe twisted
you twistedyou twisted
he/she/it twistedthey twisted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was twistingwe were twisting
you were twistingyou were twisting
he/she/it was twistingthey were twisting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had twistedwe had twisted
you had twistedyou had twisted
he/she/it had twistedthey had twisted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been twistingwe had been twisting
you had been twistingyou had been twisting
he/she/it had been twistingthey had been twisting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will twistwe shall/will twist
you will twistyou will twist
he/she/it will twistthey will twist
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be twistingwe shall/will be twisting
you will be twistingyou will be twisting
he/she/it will be twistingthey will be twisting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have twistedwe shall/will have twisted
you will have twistedyou will have twisted
he/she/it will have twistedthey will have twisted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been twistingwe shall/will have been twisting
you will have been twistingyou will have been twisting
he/she/it will have been twistingthey will have been twisting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would twistwe should/would twist
you would twistyou would twist
he/she/it would twistthey would twist
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be twistingwe should/would be twisting
you would be twistingyou would be twisting
he/she/it would be twistingthey would be twisting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have twistedwe should/would have twisted
you would have twistedyou would have twisted
he/she/it would have twistedthey would have twisted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been twistingwe should/would have been twisting
you would have been twistingyou would have been twisting
he/she/it would have been twistingthey would have been twisting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am twistedwe are twisted
you are twistedyou are twisted
he/she/it is twistedthey are twisted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being twistedwe are being twisted
you are being twistedyou are being twisted
he/she/it is being twistedthey are being twisted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been twistedwe have been twisted
you have been twistedyou have been twisted
he/she/it has been twistedthey have been twisted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was twistedwe were twisted
you were twistedyou were twisted
he/she/it was twistedthey were twisted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being twistedwe were being twisted
you were being twistedyou were being twisted
he/she/it was being twistedthey were being twisted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been twistedwe had been twisted
you had been twistedyou had been twisted
he/she/it had been twistedthey had been twisted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be twistedwe shall/will be twisted
you will be twistedyou will be twisted
he/she/it will be twistedthey will be twisted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been twistedwe shall/will have been twisted
you will have been twistedyou will have been twisted
he/she/it will have been twistedthey will have been twisted