twists and turns

idiom

Definition of twists and turns

1 : surprising changes It's hard to follow all the twists and turns of the plot.
2 : curves and frequent changes of direction The road through the mountains has many twists and turns.

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“Twists and turns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twists%20and%20turns. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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