screw something around/round

screw something around/round
turn one's head or body round sharply.
screw

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  • screw — noun 1》 a short, slender, sharp pointed metal pin with a raised helical thread running around it and a slotted head, used to join things together by being rotated in under pressure.     ↘a cylinder with a helical ridge or thread running round the …   English new terms dictionary

  • screw */ — I UK [skruː] / US [skru] verb Word forms screw : present tense I/you/we/they screw he/she/it screws present participle screwing past tense screwed past participle screwed 1) [transitive] to fasten one thing to another using screws Next screw the… …   English dictionary

  • screw — [[t]skru͟ː[/t]] screws, screwing, screwed 1) N COUNT A screw is a metal object similar to a nail, with a raised spiral line around it. You turn a screw using a screwdriver so that it goes through two things, for example two pieces of wood, and… …   English dictionary

  • screw — 1 noun 1 (C) a thin pointed piece of metal that you push and turn in order to fasten pieces of metal or wood together: Tighten the screws on the plug. 2 (C) slang taboo an act of having sex 3 have a screw loose informal often humorous to be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • screw — ► NOUN 1) a thin, sharp pointed metal pin with a raised spiral thread running around it and a slotted head, used to join things together by being rotated in under pressure. 2) a cylinder with a spiral ridge or thread running round the outside… …   English terms dictionary

  • screw — screw1 [skru:] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: escroe inner screw, nut , from Latin scrofa female pig ] 1.) a thin pointed piece of metal that you push and turn in order to fasten pieces of metal or wood together →↑nail ▪ Fix the frame… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • screw around — intransitive verb slang : to waste or pass time : loiter got all night to screw around here Richard Bissell * * * 1) vulgar slang have many different sexual partners 2) informal fool around * * * screw around [phrasal verb] chiefly US informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Screw — This article is about the fastener. For other uses, see Screw (disambiguation). Screws come in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes. U.S. quarter coin (diameter 24 mm) shown for scale. A screw, or bolt, is a type of fastener… …   Wikipedia

  • screw — /skru / (say skrooh) noun 1. a metal device having a slotted head and a tapering body with a helical ridge usually driven into wood with the aid of a screwdriver to assemble and secure parts of a building construction, furniture, etc. 2. a… …  

  • turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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