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stranger

Pronunciation: /ˈstreɪndʒər; ˈstreɪndʒə(r)/

Translation of stranger in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • desconocido, (masculine, feminine); (from another place) forastero, (masculine, feminine) a perfect o total stranger un perfecto desconocido don't speak to strangers no hables con extraños or desconocidos hello, stranger! [colloquial/familiar] ¡dichosos los ojos que te ven! you're not welcome here, stranger largo de aquí, forastero I'm a stranger here myself yo tampoco soy de aquí to be no/a stranger to sth she's no stranger to New York conoce Nueva York bastante bien he's no stranger to violence la violencia no le es desconocida she's a relative stranger to the publishing world tiene poca experiencia del mundo editorial
    Example sentences
    • Dozens of members were also quizzed in a bid to jog memories and possibly identify anyone who may have been a stranger to the club.
    • Mirza, like most romantic heroes, was a stranger to Sahiban's land and belonged to a feuding clan.
    • Though he grew up in Ligonier, Corbett is not a stranger to the Seward and Armagh areas.

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