twist and turn

idiom

Definition of twist and turn

1 : to curve or change direction often The road along the coast twists and turns.
2 : to move with twisting motions : to be restless and to change position often A little boy was twisting and turning in the seat behind me.

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“Twist and turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twist%20and%20turn. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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