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foreign-looking Line breaks: foreign-looking

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Definition of foreign-looking in English:


Exotic or unfamiliar in appearance: the police singled out foreign-looking passengers for questioning stalls jammed with colourful foreign-looking fruits and vegetables
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  • Common specimens, such as green beans and onions, are presented in unfamiliar perspectives whereas a closer view of our own organs and tissues reveals a foreign-looking universe housed inside the human body.
  • The German-born Queen preferred more opulent and foreign-looking objects, acquiring Boulle-style cabinets, as well as ornate French furniture with elaborate mounts.
  • The first vaguely foreign-looking person he saw in Blackpool would, as likely as not, receive the full force of his rage, instability and self-righteous brutality.

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