例句1. she was obviously curious, but too polite to ask questions
“Ah, well, I was at church that day,” said fairway, “which was a very curious thing to happen.”
“Yes, I have,” replied Franz; “I am curious to know what work you were perusing with so much attention as we entered.”
So curious , that I think you are running a great risk of a prosecution for defamation of character.
`Thank you, it′s a very interesting dance to watch,′ said Alice, feeling very glad that it was over at last: `and I do so like that curious song about the whiting!′
So too is a curious episode in 1960 in which two priests bugged Padre Pio′s confessional box and claimed to have heard him engaging in sexual congress with the “pious women” whose company he encouraged
Ali extended his hands towards the apartments destined for the fair Greek, which were so effectually concealed by means of a tapestried entrance, that it would have puzzled the most curious to have divined their existence
Alice watched the White Rabbit as he fumbled over the list, feeling very curious to see what the next witness would be like, `--for they haven′t got much evidence YET,′ she said to herself
Olivia, curious to see who this peremptory messenger might be, desired he might be admitted
bevy, I′m really curious as to this sudden decision of yours
bertha gave a little cry, and a curious sensation pressed her heart
A number of curious customs still prevail in this place.
However, we will remark by the way, everything was not ridiculous and superficial in that curious epoch to which we are alluding, and which may be designated as the anarchy of baptismal names
Her listeners were perfectly quiet till she got to the part about her repeating `YOU ARE OLD, FATHER WILLIAM,′ to the Caterpillar, and the words all coming different, and then the Mock Turtle drew a long breath, and said `That′s very curious .′
Curious about what makes people tick.
Don′t be too curious about things you are not supposed to know.
What a curious mistake!
but also to entertain us with stories curious and weird, there is one I shall never forget
Nay, some have been so curious , as to note, that the times when the stroke or percussion of an envious eye doth most hurt, are when the party envied is beheld in glory or triumph; for that sets an edge upon envy
EveryBody on Board was worried and we were curious to find out what had happened.
The curious thing was, she was outfaced
It was curious how that beetle-like type proliferated in the Ministries: little dumpy men, growing stout very early in life, with short legs, swift scuttling movements, and fat inscrutable faces with very small eyes
It was curious to observe some faces which stood out prominently from among the group
On the temple grounds are many curious and exotic plants of which the most notable are the three referred to as the three old trees of the Black Water Temple--a plum of the Tang Dynasty, a cypress of Song and a camellia of Ming
The painter′s absurd jealousy, his wild devotion, his extravagant panegyrics, his curious reticence--he understood them all now
He did not fail to observe the curious equipages,-carriages and palanquins, barrows suppled with sails, and litters made of bamboo
In other words, American literature is to our eyes a curious amalgam of familiar and strange
judges, clerks, gendarmes, a throng of cruelly curious heads, all these he had already beheld once, in days gone by, twenty-seven years before
and once she remembered trying to box her own ears for having cheated herself in a game of croquet she was playing against herself, for this curious child was very fond of pretending to be two people
1.(of books) erotic or pornographic.
2.Eager to know or learn something.
‘I began to be _curious_ about the whereabouts of the bride and groom’
‘she was _curious_ to know what had happened’
‘a _curious_ stare’
‘She didn’t realise she was holding his hand for so long, and that people were beginning to give them _curious_ stares.’
‘a _curious_ sensation overwhelmed her’
‘Even if we were not plagued by these _curious_ and unusual defects of English, Paul would still be hard to understand.’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。