throw a curve

throw a curve
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Англо-русский универсальный дополнительный практический переводческий словарь И. Мостицкого. . 2002-2012.

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  • throw a curve — (USA) If you throw someone a curve, you surprise them with something they find difficult to deal with. ( Throw a curveball is also used.)  …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • throw a curve — throw (someone) a curve to surprise someone with a problem or something unexpected. Bill threw me a curve by asking me to go to the theater with him instead of a hockey game. Usage notes: also used in the form throw someone a curveball Etymology …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw a curve — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. To mislead or deceive someone; to lie. * /John threw me a curve about the hiring./ 2. To take someone by surprise in an unpleasant way. * /Mr. Weiner s announcement threw the whole company a curve./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw a curve — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. To mislead or deceive someone; to lie. * /John threw me a curve about the hiring./ 2. To take someone by surprise in an unpleasant way. * /Mr. Weiner s announcement threw the whole company a curve./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw\ a\ curve — v. phr. slang informal 1. To mislead or deceive someone; to lie. John threw me a curve about the hiring. 2. To take someone by surprise in an unpleasant way. Mr. Weiner s announcement threw the whole company a curve …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw a curve — confuse, deceive, surprise    Dad threw a curve at me when he asked if he could borrow $1000 …   English idioms

  • throw a curve — take someone by surprise in an unpleasant way Everything was going well until he threw me a curve and told me that we would have to move to another office building next month …   Idioms and examples

  • curve — See: THROW A CURVE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • curve — See: THROW A CURVE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • curve — See: throw a curve …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw someone a curve — throw (someone) a curve to surprise someone with a problem or something unexpected. Bill threw me a curve by asking me to go to the theater with him instead of a hockey game. Usage notes: also used in the form throw someone a curveball Etymology …   New idioms dictionary


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