Quick answer
"Curious" is an adjective which is often translated as "curioso", and "just wondering" is a phrase which is often translated as "me pregunto". Learn more about the difference between "curious" and "just wondering" below.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inquisitive)
a. curioso
Cats are naturally curious.Los gatos son curiosos por naturaleza.
He's always been a curious person. His favorite word when he was little was "why."Siempre ha sido una persona curiosa. Su palabra favorita de chiquito era "por qué".
2. (strange)
a. curioso
She has a curious laugh, and I don't think I like it.Tiene una risa curiosa y no creo que me guste.
b. extraño
I find it curious that you picked this time and place to tell me that you're leaving.Me resulta extraño que eligieras esta hora y este lugar para decirme que te vas.
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just wondering
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. me pregunto
I don't know what I feel about Bobby. Why do you ask? - Just wondering, that's all.No sé lo que siento por Bobby. ¿Por qué lo preguntas? - Solo me pregunto, nada más.
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