English - Vietnamese Dictionary
unusual / n'ju: u l/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- không thường, không thông thường, không thường dùng, không quen
+not usual or common or ordinary
+being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
+not commonly encountered
Advanced English Dictionary
uncommon, exceptional, atypical, untypical, different, unexpected, singular, out of the ordinary, extraordinary, odd, peculiar, curious, bizarre, strange, queer, remarkable, unique, freakish, unprecedented, unconventional, unorthodox, Slang off-the-wall:
It takes an unusual person to be as charitable as Jean. Don't you agree that an egg-laying mammal is a bit unusual?
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 different from what is usual or normal
It's unusual for the trees to flower so early. + She has a very unusual name. + It's not unusual for young doctors to work a 70-hour week (= it happens often).
2 different from other similar things and therefore interesting and attractive: an unusual colour / feature / hobby
appear, be, look, seem | become | consider sth
It was considered unusual for a gentleman's son to study medicine.
decidedly, distinctly, extremely, highly, particularly, really, very
This is a highly unusual case.
| by no means, hardly, not at all
It's not at all unusual to feel very tired in the early months of pregnancy.
| a bit, fairly, a little, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, slightly, somewhat | enough, sufficiently
The arrival of a taxi was unusual enough; an unknown woman getting out of it was sensational.
It's unusual for a woman to do this job.
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