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curseⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- a [sorcerer's, witch's] curse
- [placed, put] an evil curse on
- put a curse on the [village, villagers, princess]
- threatened to put a curse on him
- The curse was (eventually) [removed, broken, lifted].
- the curse can be [removed] by
- A curse [befell, took hold of, haunted] the village.
- The [plague, drought, flood] was a curse.
- is a curse on [society, the family]
- is the curse of our [day and age, society]
- [Impatience, Greed, Knowledge] is a curse.
- is a curse that I have to bear
- is my curse to bear
- [It's] both a blessing and a curse.
- a curse of [poverty, darkness, diseases]
- [muttered, uttered] curses under his breath
- do not allow curses in [school, this house]
- curses brought on by [anger, frustration, failure]
- cursed [out loud, under his breath, in frustration]
- (don't) curse in front of [your parents, children]
- cursed to herself
- cursed at him
- I could curse myself for (not)
- cursed [him] for
- I curse the day I [was born, met you]
- cursed his luck
- a witch cursed her
- cursed with [bad luck, poor health, a big nose]
- [uses, says] a lot of curse words
- [spewed, let] out a barrage of curse words
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