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“strangely” in English

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uk /ˈstreɪndʒ.li/ us /ˈstreɪndʒ.li/

B2 in a way that is unusual, unexpected, or difficult to understand:

She was strangely calm while everyone else was panicking.
He looked at me rather strangely.
Strangely, nobody seemed to notice.

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(Definition of “strangely” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“strangely” in American English

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us /ˈstreɪndʒ·li/

in an unusual or different way:

It seemed to me that she was acting strangely.
strangely enough

Strangely enough means that something is unusual or hard to explain:

Strangely enough, my father was the last one to know about my mother's illness.

(Definition of “strangely” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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