From strange (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
adj comparative
adj superlative
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. don't talk to strangers
  2. I can't talk to you. You're a stranger!
  3. never accept [treats, candy] from strangers
  4. is a stranger in [this town, these parts]
  5. a stranger in a foreign land
  6. felt like a stranger in his own [city, country, home]
  7. do not [welcome, accept, want] strangers
  8. goodbye, and don't be a stranger
  9. now don't be a stranger
  10. hey stranger, how are you?
  11. am no stranger to [hard work, controversy]
  1. stranger danger!
n as adj
  1. stranger danger!
WordReference English Collocations © 2019


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. is strange to [think, consider, have, say, see]
  2. it is strange that you [don't, won't, didn't]
  3. [seems, looks, smells] strange (to me)
  4. strange and [wonderful, beautiful, unusual, mysterious]
  5. strange but true
  6. is something strange about him
  7. strange things can happen when
  8. stranger things have happened
  9. and the strange thing is
  10. it was the strangest thing
  11. strange behavior
  12. strange new [land, place, city, school]
  13. what a strange [day, man, story]!
  14. why are you acting (so) strange?
  15. what a strange world (we live in)
  16. that is a strange problem
  17. in a strange way, (I think)
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