Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Curb"

The meaning of "Curb" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does learning curb mean?
A: Yes. It sometimes refers to an actual graphical representation. For example saying it is a steep learning curve means it is something difficult to learn.
Q: What does She kicked him to the curb. mean?
A: *curb She took all of his things and threw them into the street. She broke up with him.
Q: What does curb mean?
A: In most developed countries the roads and pavement (where people walk) are separated by raised part of the road that meets the pavement. This is the curb.

Pavement
______________
___________|
Road ^
Curb

That took longer than I thought but where the road rises onto the pavement, that's the curb.

It also means to restrain yourself/or something else, to keep it in order. For example,

"He had to curb his anger after being punched by the bully for the second time."

Hope it helps! 👍🏼
Q: What does "by the curb" mean?
A: It has to do with street fighting. If you want to look up curb stomping
Q: What does specifically curb mean?
A: "Sidewalk".

Example sentences using "Curb"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to curb

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A: it's a synonym of limit
curb someone's freedoms
Q: Please show me example sentences with curb.
A: https://forvo.com/word/curb/#en
Q: Please show me example sentences with curb.
A: The edge of the sidewalk = the curb. So, I mean ‘on the edge of the sidewalk.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with curb.
A: My teacher curbed my enthusiasm to art by tellng me to focus on maths.

Synonyms of "Curb" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between curb and restrain and inhibit ?
A: Curb is less forceful than restrain, and more or less means to keep something under control.

Inhibit is not usually used about physical restraint, but rather mentally (inhibited is often used to describe shy or self conscious people, because they inhibit themselves from doing things that require confidence). It can be similar to “prevent/make difficult” For example, “cold temperatures can inhibit plants from growing.”

Restrain tends to be the most physical; you can restrain a violent person, or restrain yourself from doing something like avoiding work.


Here are some examples to help you you get the feel for it:
(Not all of these are complete sentences, just examples of how the words can be used)

Restrain person
Restrain a dog that is trying to bite me.
Restrain myself from eating the big cake in front of me, because I’m trying to eat healthy.

Her social anxiety inhibits her from going out with friends.
Frost inhibits plant growth.
He is very inhibited and reserved.
Those restrictions inhibit progress.

Curb a habit
Curb spending
Curb your temper
Curb your dog (this is a common sign seen in English speaking countries, meaning you must be mindful of your dog’s behavior and keep it under control)
Q: What is the difference between curb and refrain ?
A: Restrain is used with an object and it means to hold back

"He wanted to eat the cake but he restrained himself"

but refrain is used without object

"He wanted to eat the cake but refrained"

refrain, because it doesn't use an object, only means to restrain oneself from doing something.
Q: What is the difference between curb and halt ?
A: oh! I see, in this case, curb would mean to lessen (disminuir) the effects of the virus, while halt would mean to suddenly stop, you are right, they are similar, but have a small difference in meaning in these instances.☺️
Q: What is the difference between curb and sidewalk ?
A: the footpath/sidewalk is the part you walk on. The curb is the part separating it from the road.

Translations of "Curb"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? curb
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? curb
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Other questions about "Curb"

Q: A: She kicked me to the curb.
B: I was kicked by her to the curb. Does this sound natural?
A: B: I was kicked to the curb by her.

A sounds more natural though.
Q: curb appetite / supress appetite / control appetite

What is the most natural one?
A: suppress appetite
Q: I tripped over at high curb while i getting off the bus Does this sound natural?
A: Replace the "at" with "a" and include the past tense auxiliary verb "was."

I tripped over a high curb while I was getting off the bus.
Q: "pull over around that curb there. i need to make a quick stop at the CVS over there. " Does this sound natural?
A: "Pull around that curb, i need to make a quick stop at that CVS over there"

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