Translation blunder: a curiosity → μια περιέργεια (αντί για: κάτι το αξιοπερίεργο)


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Translation blunder: a curiosity → μια περιέργεια
Enola Holmes (Netflix, 2020)

We had to know how far you would run.
I'm just a case to you, aren't I? A curiosity. Is that why you're here, to pick my brains?
Or possibly you're feeling guilty.
I'm here because I care for you. You're being emotional.

1. (uncountable) Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask and learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring. [from 17th c.]
2. A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest. [from 17th c.] He put the strangely shaped rock in his curiosity cabinet.
3. (obsolete) Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building. [16th-19th c.]
curiosity - Wiktionary

curiosity → περιέργεια, παράξενος, κουλός, κάτι το αξιοπερίεργο, αξιοπερίεργο αντικείμενο, παράξενο αντικείμενο, παράξενο πράγμα, πολύτιμο σπάνιο αντικείμενο, παλαιό κομψοτέχνημα, αντίκα
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