Prepositions after "twist"

"twist into" or "twist in"?

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In 28% of cases twist into is used

Twist into a knot and secure with bobby pins.

The steel rails were twisted into perpendicular and horizontal angles.

They can be sported in wavy layers or kept straight or twisted into curls.

Pipe cleaners are fascinating to twist into different shapes and attach together.

Singapore has been twisted into a macabre contortion by the People's Action Party.

It isn't there to be twisted into legitimatizing every regime change that the US/UK wants.

The longer the fibers, the more durable and smooth the cotton becomes when it's twisted into thread and woven.

We must realize the fact that these three components must be intertwined, just as a three-ply rope has three strands twisted into one usable rope.

Some on the right are simply grasping at every soundbite that they think they can twist into a talking point, regardless of the truth of the matter.

Wool roving is a single ply wool that has been combed out of sheep fleece, drawn out into a clump and slightly twisted into a yarn to keep the fibers together.

In 21% of cases twist in is used

This pain creates crookedness and twisting in the back.

At least you won't be hanging your friend out to twist in the wind.

It's part of the famous series inspired by balloons twisted in the shape of dogs.

If he'd twisted in the slightest, we would have been killed by the impact with the hard water.

Twist in the tale Anurag's emphasis is always on a tangy twist he insists on giving to every script he deals with.

If you were hoping to just twist in a couple of bulbs here and there, you're going to be in for kind of a shocking surprise.

Performing a running jump and grab, for example, requires six button pushes, more if you're doing it at an angle or you need to twist in mid-air.

The long bones are not straight but twisted in the form of arc or elongated letter S, because of the mechanical conditions which they are subjected.

In 10% of cases twist by is used

He told us that his comments had been twisted by the media.

When crystal wafer is mounted on a holder (base ), it could very possibly be pushed, pulled, or twisted by the mounting structure.

If the alternative comedy of the 1980s was influential, it's down in no small part to the devotion of underagers whose minds were willingly twisted by this cartoonish, anarchic, glorious mess.

In 6% of cases twist to is used

Do one set this way and then change to twisting to the other side.

You should do one set this way and then switch to carrying out this exercise so that you are twisting to the other side.

In 6% of cases twist on is used

Easy to twist on bedroom hands.

Among others he meets Kennedy and Nixon, John Lennon and even the young Elvis -- unwittingly giving him his signature dance moves when he twists on his braced legs to Elvis's guitar.

In 4% of cases twist with is used

He groaned and twisted with pain and pleasure.

You are so twisted with anger and hatred that it's almost amusing to watch you waste your lives in obsessing over fantasies and conspiracies.

In 4% of cases twist like is used

When she woke up, the physical wedding ring on her hand was twisted like paper.

Don't even sweat it -- people that lie and twist like that are no good for anyone.

It is quite another when that tree has been twisted like a tiny splinter nearly six feet up the trunk and the top is stretched across dozens of feet of land.

In 3% of cases twist out is used

Railway lines are twisted out of shape and rail communication to and from the affected area is broken off.

In 3% of cases twist for is used

Only problem is I feel so much better I keep forgetting I am not supposed to bend or twist for at least 6 weeks and do worry about dislocation.

In 1% of cases twist inside is used

If she had been thirty years old we would have let her make her own adjustment, but she was so young we were afraid she might harden with it all twisted inside her.

In 1% of cases twist without is used

Sadly, even my text is copied and twisted without having a good understanding of what I have told.

In 1% of cases twist through is used

Talking of boardwalks -- the little wooden boardwalk section (with the patchy surface) east of Rosebank Road twisting through the mangroves.

In 1% of cases twist about is used

Don't end up bitter and twisted about what might have.

In 1% of cases twist between is used

For each string, Dr Osaki twisted between 3,000 and 5,000 individual strands of silk in one direction to form a bundle.

In 1% of cases twist at is used

Apparently her foot, twisted at birth, had developed a infection from a cut she got as she hobbled through the streets of Kuta begging barefoot.

In 1% of cases twist along is used

Thankfully, ACIII's story finally brings Desmond's arc to a conclusion and, more importantly, it does so in a satisfying, thrilling way, with plenty of action and twists along the way.

In 1% of cases twist after is used

But what they expect is definitely not what they get, and what starts out as fun turns dark and twisted after the discovery of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine.

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