French translation of 'stranger'
1. (= unknown person) inconnu(e) m/f
Don’t talk to strangers. Ne parle pas aux inconnus.
don’t be a stranger! (informal) (= keep in touch) ≈ on reste en contact
2. (from somewhere else) étranger/ère m/f
They are regarded as strangers in the village. On les considère comme des étrangers dans le village.
I’m a stranger here. Je ne suis pas d’ici.
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For me in this case it was two strangers.ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)
It got us used to strangers giving something a rating that makes us feel comfortable with trust.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
At least one writer has attempted to produce fiction that was stranger than fact.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
His first assignment was to meet a mysterious stranger off a train.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It was with random strangers who were crazy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Police officers try to prove a stranger in their town is responsible for a bank robbery.The Sun (2014)
Some have ugly histories in common and one is a stranger to hygiene.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Stranger still were the new arrangements in the bass department.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
That it should be pitching for the most coveted prizes in cinema is a far stranger fiction than the story itself.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Was the dead man really a complete stranger?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You value your own life more than the life of a stranger in another country.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Sometimes they told complete strangers what had happened.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The amount of trust placed in virtual strangers was unnerving.Living with Angina (1991)
Beside the vault of his ancestors stood two strangers.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It makes me feel like a stranger.The Sun (2014)
Just look at the social networking sites where people are telling their whole life story to strangers.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
People accept total strangers as pals just to increase their profile.The Sun (2008)
Ten of those victims will be random strangers.The Sun (2013)
There is a sense of each resident passing on the news that there are strangers in town.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There was much stranger behaviour going on in the street on a daily basis.The Sun (2015)
You could do this with strangers or with people you know.50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)
If a stranger knows one person he soon knows hundreds.Molly Keane&apos;s Ireland (1993)
What would your daughter do if a large group of undesirable strangers crashed her party?You and Your Adolescent: A Parents&apos; Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)
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'stranger' in Other Languages
British English: stranger /ˈstreɪndʒə/ NOUN
A stranger is someone you have not met before or do not know at all. If two people are strangers, they have never met or do not know each other at all.
Telling a complete stranger about your life is difficult.
- American English: stranger
- Arabic: غَرِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: desconhecido
- Chinese: 陌生人
- Croatian: stranac
- Czech: cizí člověk
- Danish: fremmed
- Dutch: vreemdeling
- European Spanish: desconocido
- Finnish: muukalainen
- French: inconnu
- German: Fremder
- Greek: ξένος άνθρωπος
- Italian: estraneo
- Japanese: 知らない人
- Korean: 낯선 사람
- Norwegian: fremmed
- Polish: nieznajomy
- European Portuguese: desconhecido
- Romanian: străin
- Russian: незнакомец
- Spanish: desconocido
- Swedish: främling
- Thai: คนแปลกหน้า
- Turkish: yabancı
- Ukrainian: незнайомець
- Vietnamese: người lạ
Translation of stranger from the Collins English to French Dictionary