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Spanish translation of “strange”

strange

adjective /streindʒ/
not known, seen etc before; unfamiliar or foreign
extraño
What would you do if you found a strange man in your house? Whenever you’re in a strange country, you should take the opportunity of learning the language.
unusual, odd or queer
extraño
She had a strange look on her face a strange noise.
strangely adverb
extrañamente
Terry was strangely quiet that evening.
strangeness noun
extrañeza
stranger noun a person who is unknown to oneself
extraño, desconocido
I’ve met her once before, so she’s not a complete stranger (to me).
a visitor
forastero
I can’t tell you where the post office is – I’m a stranger here myself.
strange to say/tell/relate surprisingly
por extraño que parezca, aunque parezca mentira
Strange to say, he did pass his exam after all.
strangely enough it is strange (that)
por extraño que parezca
He lives next door, but strangely enough I rarely see him.
(Definition of strange from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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