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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。
Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disastersPuzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
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