torcer

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See also: tòrcer

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

torcer (first-person singular present indicative torço, past participle torcido)

  1. to twist (to turn the ends in opposite directions)
  2. to wring (to squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out)
  3. to twist (to injure a body part by bending it in the wrong direction)
  4. to hope for something to happen
  5. (sports) to support a team
  6. (by extension) to hope for someone’s or something’s success

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *torcēre < Latin torquēre, present active infinitive of torqueō.

Verb[edit]

torcer (first-person singular present tuerzo, first-person singular preterite torcí, past participle torcido)

  1. to twist
  2. to bend
  3. to sprain

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: o becomes ue in stressed syllables; c becomes a z before a or o.


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