Definition of twists and turns in English:

twists and turns


  • Intricate or convoluted dealings or circumstances.

    ‘the twists and turns of her political career’
    • ‘This play has all the twists and turns, unexpected revelations and dark secrets you would expect from a good thriller.’
    • ‘However all is not quite as it seems, and the audience is taken on a journey of twists and turns, with laughs and a few surprises along the way.’
    • ‘There are so many intricate details and twists and turns to keep you guessing throughout this film.’
    • ‘This film has so many twists and turns and you will either be on the edge of your seat or be totally confused by the end of the film.’
    • ‘The story is interesting and there are enough twists and turns to keep the plot moving.’
    • ‘While still faithful to traditional music, Ryan introduced some twists and turns of his own.’
    • ‘For all of the deliberate twists and turns, the film's action is little more than aimless.’
    • ‘These days, she is sanguine about the twists and turns of her career.’
    • ‘It's how we face the twists and turns in our life that determine our future.’
    • ‘A writer has to grow with the twists and turns of history, with the vitality that permeates life.’