English version

curse in Magic topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcursecurse1 /kɜːs $ kɜːrs/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]SWEAR to swear 🔊 Gilbert was cursing under his breath.2 [transitive]COMPLAIN to say or think bad things about someone or something because they have made you angry 🔊 He cursed his bad luck in arriving just after she’d left.curse somebody/something for (doing) something 🔊 Elsa cursed herself for believing his lies.3 [transitive]ROMMAGIC to ask God or a magical power to harm someone curse somebody ↔ out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
curseHe also treated the little gray man poorly and was likewise cursed.She curses Alan, and she waits.A drunk started cursing and spitting.Then Hank came out and drove off, and he cursed him quietly.Johnny Boyle pushed his way through the crowd gathering about Gallagher, cursing himself for not having arrived sooner.Auguste found himself caught up in the general excitement and cursed his heavy waterlogged costume.I sat in my car, cursing the heavy traffic.People in many cultures believe witch doctors have the power to bless or curse their lives.No song lasted more than three minutes, and after each the carrot-haired kid cursed us to death.She hated the thought that he must become a separate, uncomfortable metabolism cursed with effort and choice.He is cursed with this evaluative frame of mind.curse somebody/something for (doing) somethingSilently she cursed herself for being such a damned fool.I cursed myself for lack of balance.Johnny Boyle pushed his way through the crowd gathering about Gallagher, cursing himself for not having arrived sooner.I cursed myself for not having the ship preset for start up.Some people back there would be cursing us for raising so much dust.If the adventurers refuse to help, the Ghost will curse them for their callousness and attack.