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Example Sentences for "strange"

His sister, normally so talkative, was strangely quiet throughout the eveningHe is kind of a strange person sometimes, but he's a nice guy.

His sister, normally so talkative, was strangely quiet throughout the evening.

Leo Tolstoy once suggested that it is a strange idea to assume that beauty is goodness.

I read somewhere that an Australian aboriginal elder once remarked, You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.

Ursula was acting very strangely at the party last night. Was she on drugs or something?

I travel a lot on business, and it is a lonely feeling to wake up in a strange bed in some unknown city.

She went to the doctor because she felt a strange dizziness when she woke up.

There is a strange noise coming out of the engine of my car.

There is a Welsh proverb which states there are three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise.

She felt nervous walking alone at night in a strange city.

Janet was strangely quiet about her date last night. I don't know if that's a good sign or a bad sign.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that the day your horse dies, and your money's gone, your relatives change into strangers.

There is an Ethiopian proverb which advises, Eat with a stranger, but save your love for your family.

Discussion question: What things do you find strange about this culture?

Find someone who thinks some customs in this country are strange.


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