Just out of curiosity

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Definition

Just out of curiosity (are you a man?): I only want to know because I'm interested but (are you a man?)
idiom

Examples

  • "Brent : Well Moira, I suppose that there's no easy answer here, and that the debate will continue until scientists can prove whether eggs are bad for us and then instruct us not to eat them. Just out of curiosity Moira, how many eggs do you eat per week?"
  • "Just out of curiosity sir, are you in the entertainment industry?"

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