Curiosity killed the cat
People should mind their own business. This expression apparently first appeared in print in an O. Henry story in the early 1900s.
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How to use Curiosity killed the cat in a sentence
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But no more so than the Sodexo building maintenance man or the two cops who were also killed in the crossfire.
When twelve people are killed by violence, whoever they are, for whatever reason, that is a tragedy and a waste.
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Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His zeal led him among foreigners as a missionary; after visiting Bohemia, he went among the Poles, by whom he was killed.
The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A hundred more had been taken during the night fighting, but there was treachery and some of those were killed.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Other Idioms and Phrases with Curiosity killed the cat
It's best to mind one's own business. For example, Don't ask about his divorce—curiosity killed the cat. This cautionary expression sounds like the moral of some fable or folktale, but any such origin for it has been lost. The first recorded use was in O. Henry's Schools and Schools (1909).