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    #1

    curious of OR curious about

    This is confusing. Which is the right expression? What about curious in?

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    Re: curious of OR curious about

    Quote Originally Posted by munchkin2618 View Post
    This is confusing. Which is the right expression? What about curious in?
    "Curious about" is usual.

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    #3

    Re: curious of OR curious about

    So, does that mean CURIOUS OF isn't wrong but just unusual?

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    #4

    Re: curious of OR curious about

    Im trying to think of a way to use curious of... and can't.
    In dialogue. 'I'm curious, of course..." But that's cheating..
    About is better.
    I'm curious in regard to... works. Curious regarding the reason for .... *

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    #5

    Re: curious of OR curious about

    Curious can mean "strange" or "unusual".

    It's possible to say "How curious of him!"

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    Re: curious of OR curious about

    curious - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online
    He was curious about how she would react.

    Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary
    We're curious about why you never called us.


    You can't use "of" in place of about or about.

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