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"Twist from iron wire" has an interesting meaning in Finnish!

Twist from iron wire is "vääntää rautalangasta" in Finnish. It means to make something simpler.

For example: Did you get it or do you want me to twist it from iron wire for you?

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June 30, 2020

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  • 1980

If twisting from iron wire isn't enough, a more heavy-duty version of the saying is to "twist from railway rail", i.e. vääntää ratakiskosta.

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