2011년 9월 21일 수요일

Dic: twist (as an unexpected change)

unexpected change. 2 [countable] an unexpected change or development in a story or situation.

  • the twists and turns of his political career. 
  • The story has taken another twist.
  • The disappearance of a vital witness added a new twist to the case.
  • By a curious twist of fate we met again only a week or so later.
  • a bizarre twist to the tale.
8. N-COUNT A twist in something is an unexpected and significant development.
  • The battle of the sexes also took a new twist.
10. PHRASE : twist inflects, usu by/in PHR If something happens by a twist of fate, it happens by chance, and it is strange, interesting, or unfortunate in some way.
  • By a curious twist of fate, cricket was also my favourite sport.
.... OALD, Cobuild

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