Definition of 'strange'
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The atmosphere of the city was strange. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)The world is full of strange people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To bring it to a halt feels strange. The Sun (2013)There is something strange and magical about that time for us at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is a rather strange course with strange jockeys riding unfamiliar horses. The Sun (2012)The strange thing is that people are just watching it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What remains the same is the strange dynamic seen only in banking marriages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were always like an island in a strange place. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was something wild and strange about light. The Broken God (1993)Their aeroplane smelled new and strange and the ladder still had protective grease on it. BomberThat would be a little bit strange. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was a strange feeling of spite mingling with the familiar atmosphere of anger now. Richard TempleThis album has a slightly strange genesis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be really strange to lose confidence after conceding one goal at home all season. The Sun (2009)Finding out what to do in a strange city from people in the know is a winner. The Sun (2013)The sound the people made was strange. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)It feels equally strange and normal to be here. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At first our new behaviour will seem strange and unfamiliar to us. 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)Consider any strange or unusual occurrences that have happened to you which might be a sign you have psychic ability. The Sun (2009)Is it a strange alien force? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is perhaps part and parcel of human nature to wish to experience strange and unusual feelings or changes in mood and perceptions. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)It's set in this weird pagan village where strange aliens visit. The Sun (2011)The fire brigade said: 'It was a strange accident. The Sun (2013)He declared: 'It a strange smell. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'strange'
British English: strange /streɪndʒ/ ADJECTIVE
Strange means unusual or unexpected.
I had a strange dream.
- American English: strange
- Arabic: غَرِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: estranho
- Chinese: 奇怪的
- Croatian: čudan
- Czech: podivný
- Danish: mærkelig
- Dutch: vreemd
- European Spanish: extraño
- Finnish: kummallinen
- French: étrange
- German: seltsam
- Greek: αλλόκοτος
- Italian: strano
- Japanese: 奇妙な
- Korean: 이상한
- Norwegian: fremmed
- Polish: dziwny
- European Portuguese: estranho
- Romanian: ciudat
- Russian: незнакомый
- Spanish: extraño
- Swedish: konstig
- Thai: แปลก
- Turkish: garip
- Ukrainian: дивний
- Vietnamese: kỳ lạ
Definition of strange from the Collins English Dictionary
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