영화속의 "반전" 을 영어로 뭐하고 할까?
  • 영화에 반전이 있어!
  • there is a shocking twist at the end of the movie
라고 한다.
그런데 twist는 "반전" 이라는 뜻 말고도
"새로운 스타일/느낌"을 의미하기도 하는 데...
"새로운 느낌을 주다" 라는 표현을 쓸 떄
다음과 같이 표현할 수 있다.
  • put a twist on X
    • "5 thanksgiving designs that put a twist on tradition"
  • have a twist on X
    • "we've really had are variations on and interesting twists on the sound"
  • add a twist to X
    • "add a twist on classic cookies"
  • give a twist to X
    • "she takes conventional subjects and gives them a twist"
사전적인 의미는 다음과 같다
  • [Definition]  make X your own style. A new treatment or outlook; a variation. Do things differently
"새로운 느낌/스타일"도 어떻게 보면 "반전"으로 볼 수 있으므로 이런 표현이 나온 듯 하다.

[From News]
  • McDonald's restaurants in New Zealand put a twist on the chain’s regular burger by adding local ingredients: beetroot, egg, and cheese top the elusive KiwiBurger, which has jumped on and off the market since it was first introduced in 1991. (Bloomberg)
  • E. W. Scripps and Journal Communications put a twist on the situation just over a week ago by marrying (NYT)
  • Now, one Internet start-up has put a twist on that question: Will readers pay for a journalist? (NYT)
  • What you try to do is reinvent something every year, provide something new, or put a twist on things (Bloomberg)
  • On Saturday, Barbara and Matt Mooney will put a twist on the traditional housewarming party when they host the 2014 Blue Plate Special at their new 3,700-square-foot residence partially built out of 14 shipping containers. (NYT)
[From Movies & TV Shows]
  • I've put a twist on it. (Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy )
[From Twitter]
  • Put a twist on your casual attire! Introducing the two-toned, menswear-inspired Oxford Flats
  • Everyone loves cupcakes! Put a twist on the classic with these Cucumber & Mint Cupcakes with Rose Water Buttercream
  • Five Dating Apps That Put a Twist on Matchmaking
  • put a twist on X
  • have a twist on X
  • add a twist to X
  • give a twist to X
중 어떤 표현이 더 자주 쓰일까?
단연 put a twist on X가 제일 자주 쓰이는 것을 볼 수 있다.
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