Translation of "throw (sb) a curve (ball)" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

throw (sb) a curve (ball)

US Australian informal

to surprise someone with something that is difficult or unpleasant to deal with

让…摸不透;使…惊讶(以某事让某人惊讶,这种事情难于处理或处理起来很麻烦)
The weather threw a curve at their barbecue and they had to eat indoors. 老天给他们的野餐会出了一个难题,他们只好在家吃。

(Translation of “throw (sb) a curve (ball)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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