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

throw (sb) a curve (ball)

US Australian informal

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

讓…摸不透;使…驚訝(以某事讓某人驚訝,這種事情難於處理或處理起來很麻煩)
The weather threw a curve at their barbecue and they had to eat indoors. 老天給他們的燒烤野餐出了一個難題,他們只好在室內進餐。

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

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