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4 phrases found for the topic Curiosity
Phrase: Be a magnet for something
Meaning: To attract something.
The Iberian peninsula is a magnet for thieves because laws are very lenient.
The Balearic Islands, which are (a) part of Catalonia, are a magnet for tourists. They are a paradise in the Mediterranean Sea.
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Phrase: Something catches your eye
Meaning: If something catches your eye, it attracts your attention.
A sparkling light caught my eye.
There was a strange building that caught my eye.
Phrase: Hey, presto!
Meaning: As if by magic:
I say the magic words, and hey presto, the card disappears!
You clap your hands, and hey presto, the light is on!
Phrase: Curiosity killed the cat
Meaning: Do not poke your nose into something that it is not your business
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