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    Curious

    I need some help about the infinitive clause that comes after "curious".
    Let's say that I am "curious" about a locked room. Then, could I write this:

    "I am curious to open the door."

    I checked a few dictionaries, and they say that the infinitive clause after "curious" should be along the lines of "to know", "to find out", "to see".
    Does that mean my example is wrong?

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    Re: Curious

    Welcome to the forum, champss.

    Your example is wrong – as you suspected.

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    #3

    Exclamation Re: Curious

    Clone of banned user.

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    Re: Curious

    "I open the door out of curiosity."
    Is it correct?

    It is difficult to ban a user who doesn't have a fixed IP.

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    Re: Curious

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    "I open the door out of curiosity."
    Is it correct?

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    It's possible but "I am opening..." and "I opened..." are more likely.

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    #6

    Re: Curious

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
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    I hereby award you the Golden Star (with Purple Spots) [second class] of the Sovereign and non-Military Order of the Knights Of UE for meritorious service in pain-in-the-posterior spotting. One more triumph like this and I'll make it a first class award.

    Thanks again for your vigilance.

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    Re: Curious

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I hereby award you the Golden Star (with Purple Spots) [second class] of the Sovereign and non-Military Order of the Knights Of UE for meritorious service in pain-in-the-posterior spotting. One more triumph like this and I'll make it a first class award.

    Thanks again for your vigilance.
    Shouldn't this thread be closed?

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