- n. 诅咒；咒骂；祸端
- vt. 诅咒；咒骂；使受罪
- vi. 诅咒；咒骂
- vt. & vi. 诅咒; 骂 express a wish that great misfortune will happen to sb; swear at
- [C]诅咒,咒语; 骂人的话 a word or sentence asking God, heaven, etc.
- [C]祸害,祸根 a cause of trouble, harm, etc.
profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger;
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an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
an evil spell;
"a witch put a curse on his whole family"
"he put the whammy on me"
something causing misery or death;
"the bane of my life"
a severe affliction
utter obscenities or profanities;
"The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
heap obscenities upon;
"The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
wish harm upon; invoke evil upon;
"The bad witch cursed the child"
exclude from a church or a religious community;
"The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
- Our tribe is under a curse.
- He muttered a curse at the other driver.
- Foxes can be a curse to farmers.
- She cursed him for ruining her life.
- He cursed the waiter who had spilled soup on him.
- She was cursed with stammer all her life.
- The Fore knew kuru as a curse cast by sorcerers.
- Curse, like chicken, come home to roost.
- A crush in the theatre made him curse.
- She cursed loudly.
- The old man cursed his enemies.
- The rider cursed his horse.
- He cursed a curse that was almost a scream, then he went out.
- They cursed me as a madman.
- The witch put a curse on her.
- His talk was full of vile curses.
- The wolves can be a curse to the village.
- curse at( v.+prep. )
咒骂某人 swear at sb
curse at sb
She cursed at one of her servants this morning.
- curse with( v.+prep. )
因…而受苦suffer misfortune or great harm because of
be cursed with sth
Poor Mother is cursed with bad health.
I give him curses, yet he gives me love.出自：Midsummer Night's Dream , Shakespeare
He cursed Foster for a meddling, cantankerous fanatic.出自： Hugh Walpole
The rain that she had been cursing..now seemed like a blessing.出自： C. Freeman
- curse的意思是“咒,骂”,可接名词或代词作宾语,也可接同源宾语。还可接as+ n. 作补足语的复合宾语, as不可省略。
- curse, damn
- 1.curse指采用任何言语来斥责或诅咒别人,用在最为正式的场合; 而damn指因愤怒、厌烦、轻蔑、失望等情绪而指责或咒骂。
- 2.curse含有请求某种神力惩罚做了错事的人或者其敌人的意味; 而damn则有“宣称某人某物是坏的”之意。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的cursian，意为咒骂。