English - Vietnamese Dictionary
strange /streindʤ/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- lạ, xa lạ, không quen biết
- strange land: đất lạ, đất nước người
- kỳ lạ, kỳ dị, kỳ quặc
- a strange story: một câu chuyện kỳ lạ
- he is very strange in his manner: thái độ của nó rất kỳ quặc; nó có vẻ điên điên khùng khùng
- mới, chưa quen
- I am strange to the work: công việc đối với tôi rất mới
- I am quite strange here: tôi không phải người vùng này
- to feel strange
- thấy trong người khang khác, thấy choáng váng
- thấy lạ, cảm thấy xa lạ, cảm thấy không được thoải mái
+being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
+not known before
+relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Advanced English Dictionary
1 odd, peculiar, bizarre, weird, curious, uncommon, unusual, rare, singular, exceptional, eccentric, weird, funny, quaint, fantastic, out of the ordinary, extraordinary, out-of-the-way, queer, outlandish, unheard-of, grotesque, abnormal, remarkable, surprising, inexplicable, unaccountable, uncanny, Colloq offbeat, far-out, Slang kinky, Brit rum, US kooky:
I had a strange dream last night.
2 unfamiliar, unknown, unaccustomed:
The children were warned not to get into strange cars. She was overwhelmed by the strange culture of her husband's country.
+ adjective (stranger, strangest)Collocation Dictionary
1 ~ (that / how ...) unusual or surprising, especially in a way that is difficult to understand: A strange thing happened this morning. + She was looking at me in a very strange way. + It's strange (that) we haven't heard from him. + It's strange how childhood impressions linger. + That's strange-the front door's open. + I'm looking forward to the exam, strange as it may seem. + There was something strange about her eyes. + Strange to say, I don't really enjoy television.
2 ~ (to sb) not familiar because you have not been there before or met the person before: a strange country / city / neighbourhood + to wake up in a strange bed + Never accept lifts from strange men. + At first the place was strange to me.
strangeness noun [U]
Idioms: feel strange to not feel comfortable in a situation; to have an unpleasant physical feeling: She felt strange sitting at her father's desk. + It was terribly hot and I started to feel strange.
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appear, be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, taste | consider sth, find sth, regard sth as, think sth
His behaviour was regarded as very strange.
extremely, really, very | a bit, fairly, a little, pretty, quite, rather, somewhat
He's quite nice, but a bit strange.
Their accent was strange to her ears.
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