Strange in a sentence

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Definition of Strange

  • Belonging to another country; foreign.
  • Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining to one's self; not domestic.
  • Not before known, heard, or seen; new.
  • Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual; irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer.
  • Reserved; distant in deportment.
  • Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.
  • being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
  • relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

How to use strange in a sentence. Strange pronunciation.

Now, Davy, I must tell of a strange thing.
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Now for the strange thing I hinted.
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Well, it was so strange, and it fixed itself upon my mind so deeply, and thy writings at the hut have been so much in my hands and in my mind, that I have put it all down here.
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He and I are as far apart as the poles, and yet it comes to me now, with a strange conviction, that somehow my life will be linked with that of the drunken Romish chair-maker.
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Would it be strange that Foorgat, who ever flew at fruit above his head, perilous to get or keep, should be found on forbidden ground, or in design upon it?
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Would it be strange to the bowab or the slave that he should return with thee stark and still?
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David put the letter in his pocket, a strange quietness about his heart.
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It would not be strange; but I will win him to me.
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His face was shining with a strange excitement.
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By instinct the man was a Mahdi, by heredity he was a voluptuary, that strange commingling of the religious and the evil found in so many criminals.
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In his own ears it sounded strange and unusual.
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Troubled by a deep danger drawing near, Kaid had drawn him into his tough service, half-blindly catching at his help, with a strange, almost superstitious belief that luck and good would come from the alliance; seeing in him a protection against wholesale robbery and debt-were not the English masters of finance, and was not this Englishman honest, and with a brain of fire and an eye that pierced things?
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Still, there were sights to be seen which were not wholly uninteresting to new comers; for the vast dust cloud was thickly freckled with things strange to the upper air-things living and dead, that flitted hither and thither, going and coming, appearing and disappearing among the rolling billows of dust-hats, chickens and parasols sailing in the remote heavens; blankets, tin signs, sage-brush and shingles a shade lower; door-mats and buffalo robes lower still; shovels and coal scuttles on the next grade; glass doors, cats and little children on the next; disrupted lumber yards, light buggies and wheelbarrows on the next; and down only thirty or forty feet above ground was a scurrying storm of emigrating roofs and vacant lots.
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A glance revealed a strange spectacle, under the moonlight.
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One of them took her by the Hand, and Began to grow very familiar with her; and found he might have any Kindness from her which he had a mind to, for asking; but the other seeing him ingross the wench to himself, began to Storm, and Knock, and Call, at a strange rate; upon which the man of the House came up presently, and desir'd to know what was the matter?
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I think Madam, I have said enough to justify both Sexes, in the gratifying of their Amorous Desires, tho' they be married; for 'tis not strange at all to hear that Men and Women have been married, and yet have been uncapable of answering the Ends of Marriage, or satisfying the Delights of _Venus_.
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Often they seem strange, but the initiated very well know that these roads are in accordance to fixed laws, and that even the most exceptional emotions of the soul may be traced back to causes which were capable of giving rise to them and to no others.
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She was standing at the very edge of a precipice, that rose high and sheer above the abyss-a strange and fearful sight; her long golden hair had got tangled, and waved over her bosom and shoulders, half plaited, half undone.
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You know not how suspiciously it shook its head over your strange confidence in it.
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She did so, on the nearest chair, with a little laugh at her strange feebleness.
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Examples of Strange

Example #1
The tavern, the theatre, the cross-roads, and the cockpit-was ever such a day!
Example #2
Thee didst frighten all who knew thee with thy doings that mad midsummer time.
Example #3
After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
Example #4
That mind has generous moments, David, for he took to being thankful for thy knocks.
Example #5
When I asked Soolsby how it came he had been rumoured dead, he said that he himself had been the cause of it; but for what purpose he would not say, save that he was going a long voyage, and had made up his mind to return no more.
Example #6
I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.