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

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throw (sb) a curve (ball)

mainly US and Australian English informal

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

Mother Nature threw us a curve ball last winter with record-breaking amounts of snow. 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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