English version

tweak

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtweaktweak /twiːk/ verb [transitive]  1 PULLto suddenly pull or twist something She leant forward and tweaked both ends of his moustache.2 IMPROVEto make small changes to a machine, vehicle, or system in order to improve the way it works Maybe you should tweak a few sentences before you send in the report.tweak noun [countable usually singular]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tweakTo make sure, it goes round corners rather than through the hedge, its chassis has been tweaked by Lotus.Then you have to tweak, evaluate, and see what works.Matthew tweaked her nose and laughed.He lay in bed and relished the pleasure of happiness, tweaking his fingers and toes with joy.Henry leaned forward and tweaked my ear playfully.She tweaked Thérèse's earlobe: slow down!Perhaps you should tweak that line or paragraph that throws the structure off.He had tutted and twitched and tweaked, then proceeded to do more for her than she had thought possible.
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Verb table
tweak
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytweak
he, she, ittweaks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytweaked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tweaked
he, she, ithas tweaked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tweaked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tweak
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tweaked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tweaking
he, she, itis tweaking
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you, we, theyare tweaking
Past
I, he, she, itwas tweaking
you, we, theywere tweaking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tweaking
he, she, ithas been tweaking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tweaking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tweaking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tweaking
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