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throw somebody a curve

Definitions

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  • v. Used other than as an idiom: To pitch a curve ball.
  • v. To surprise; to introduce something unexpected or requiring a quick reaction or correction.

Etymologies

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From the curve ball in baseball which uses a spin on the ball to adjust the path of the ball unexpectedly.

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