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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not straight)
a. twisted
Los árboles están torcidos por el viento a lo largo de la costa.The trees are twisted due to the wind along the coast.
b. crooked
Tu corbata está torcida. ¿Me permites enderezártela?Your tie is crooked. May I straighten it for you?
c. bent
El barco encalló y el timón quedó torcido.The boat ran ashore and the rudder got bent.
2. (medicine)
a. sprained
Como tenía la muñeca torcida, el alumno no pudo tomar apuntes en clase.Since he had a sprained wrist, the student couldn't take notes in class.
b. twisted
No puedes jugar en el partido con el tobillo torcido.You can't play in the game with a twisted ankle.
3. (deceitful)
a. devious
No puedo creer que se le ocurrió un plan tan torcido a Manny.I can't believe Manny came up with such a devious plan.
b. crooked
Los ciudadanos pidieron la dimisión del alcalde cuando se enteraron de lo torcido que era.The citizens called for the mayor's resignation when they found out how crooked he was.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (enroscado)
a. twisted
2. (doblado)
a. bent
3. (cuadro, corbata)
a. crooked
1 (no derecho) [+nariz, línea] crooked; (doblado) [+palo, alambre] bent
el cuadro está torcido the picture is not straight; the picture is crooked; llevaba el sombrero algo torcido he had his hat on not quite straight
2 (taimado) devious; crooked
3 (And) (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (desgraciado) unlucky
(acto) [de seda] twist;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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