Since the woman used a strange idiom, the young kids did not understand her.
Howard gave him a strange look.
We're seeing something strange out here.
I don't want her to wake up in a strange room and not be able to find us.
What a strange coincidence!
Rachel was giving Julie a strange look.
The strange note was in his voice again.
"How strange!" she exclaimed, drawing a long breath.
When I visit many strange countries my brother and Mildred will stay with grandmother because they will be too small to see a great many people and I think they would cry loud on the great rough ocean.
He gave her a strange look and nodded as he lowered his frame to the sofa.
A strange feeling of excitement filled her as she watched him.
It seems strange that people should marvel at what is really so simple.
Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
Isn't it strange how babies can draw people together?
Bianca concentrated on the strange pain.
He gave her a strange look and secured the door.
Out of the corner of my eye, I was surprised to notice a strange look on Martha's face.
The flames now died down and were lost in the black smoke, now suddenly flared up again brightly, lighting up with strange distinctness the faces of the people crowding at the crossroads.
Like I said, Russie's mother was always strange, but after Dad died, she really became eccentric.
It is easy to be suspicious of the person who speaks in some strange tongue.
Everything became strange, confused, and misty in Pierre's eyes.
A strange odour came up from the earth.
She'd never suspected the depths of her father's strange power, and her first attempt to channel it was the reason the house was now lit with candles.
If we come across another of the strange fruit we must avoid it.
Their hands were bathed in the same strange haze that surrounded him.
With this thought in mind the girl took heart and leaned her head over the side of the buggy to see where the strange light was coming from.
Dulce and Alex had such a strange relationship.
A shake of Howie's head denoted no strange encounters of the weird kind.
Tried to put me in school, but my strange gift frightened everyone.
One day a strange merchant came to him with some diamonds and pearls which he had brought from beyond the sea.
I felt of him and thought it very strange that he should carry his house on his back.
It was strange being in Quinn's room although the only remnants of him were his machines.
It was the basis for the movie War Games in which the military's computer finally figures out it can't win in a nuclear launch scenario and says of such a war, Strange game.
"Annette, for heaven's sake don't refuse me," the countess began, with a blush that looked very strange on her thin, dignified, elderly face, and she took the money from under the handkerchief.
In front came a man wearing a strange shako and a blue cloak, swarthy, sunburned, and with a hooked nose.
One of them said something strange, not in Russian.
I rocked back in my chair, feeling a strange relief but unable to fathom the source.
At least, he was finding it harder to resist her strange magic every time they met.
"Yes; but it's lots of fun, if it IS strange," remarked the small voice of the kitten, and Dorothy turned to find her pet walking in the air a foot or so away from the edge of the roof.
Boris, hearing a strange voice in the anteroom, came out to meet him.
Señor Medena was looking at him in a strange way.
It was a strange feeling to realize she had been in a cocoon for weeks.
I thought it strange that my teacher could not show me love.
At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.
"I may have appeared strange and queer then," he thought, "but I was not so mad as I seemed.
You always have such strange fancies!
Strange how such a placid moment could stir up such emotional turmoil.
It felt strange to have only the two of them at the table.
He was watching her in a strange way.
She was such a strange woman - just like Russie.
It was strange how he could blush at praise, but watch with unabashed interest while she nursed their child.
On the flight down to Washington a strange and perhaps unfair thought hit me.
Behind him, to the far right, I could see the front door was off its hinges, wrested to a strange angle.
I thought it was strange, since Jimmy's the last person who would veer off course from your orders because you let him blow up whatever he wants and he doesn't wanna lose that.
If the man didn't freeze down there, he'd die at the hands of her father and his strange delusion that this man wanted her dead.
She felt he was weakening with the same strange sense that told her where he was.
A strange energy ran between them, as if she could absorb the faint stream of his magic.
"It is very strange," said he, soberly.
The meat was smoking hot and the knives and forks were performing strange antics and jumping here and there in quite a puzzling way.
In the open space between the clouds and the black, bubbling sea far beneath, could be seen an occasional strange bird winging its way swiftly through the air.
Some days after this the Spartans heard strange news: "Aristomenes is again at the head of the Greek army."
The road was strange to him, and he traveled very slowly.
They told him about the strange lands they had visited far over the sea.
I idealized them as the bravest and most generous men that ever sought a home in a strange land.
It seems strange to many people that I should be impressed by the wonders and beauties of Niagara.
I do not know where he was going because he was a little strange boy.
I will tell you how King Frost happened to think of painting the leaves, for it is a strange story.
Then a strange, fearful sense of danger terrified me.
Directly opposite to him came a strange one-horse vehicle, evidently rigged up by soldiers out of any available materials and looking like something between a cart, a cabriolet, and a caleche.
It was all so strange, so unlike what he had hoped.
In the middle of his story, just as he was saying: "You cannot imagine what a strange frenzy one experiences during an attack," Prince Andrew, whom Boris was expecting, entered the room.
However far he has walked, whatever strange, unknown, and dangerous places he reaches, just as a sailor is always surrounded by the same decks, masts, and rigging of his ship, so the soldier always has around him the same comrades, the same ranks, the same sergeant major Ivan Mitrich, the same company dog Jack, and the same commanders.
"How strange it is," said Vera, selecting a moment when all were silent, "that Sonya and Nicholas now say you to one another and meet like strangers."
Pierre wished to say something, looked at her with eyes whose strange expression she did not understand, and lay down again.
Rostov recalled at that moment a strange conversation he had once had with Dolokhov.
Denisov bent over her hand and she heard strange sounds she did not understand.
There is nothing strange in that, my dear sir!
He caught himself harboring such strange thoughts that he was frightened.
It was already the beginning of June when on his return journey he drove into the birch forest where the gnarled old oak had made so strange and memorable an impression on him.
"What a strange antipathy," thought Pierre, "yet I used to like him very much."
A strange feeling agitated me all the time I was alone with him in the dark chamber.
Then it seemed that we all left the room and something strange happened.
"Well?" asked Pierre, seeing his friend's strange animation with surprise, and noticing the glance he turned on Natasha as he rose.
"I... but no, I will talk to you later on," and with a strange light in his eyes and restlessness in his movements, Prince Andrew approached Natasha and sat down beside her.
In the middle of the summer Princess Mary received an unexpected letter from Prince Andrew in Switzerland in which he gave her strange and surprising news.
When Theodosia had gone to sleep Princess Mary thought about this for a long time, and at last made up her mind that, strange as it might seem, she must go on a pilgrimage.
Now they drew close to the fox which began to dodge between the field in sharper and sharper curves, trailing its brush, when suddenly a strange white borzoi dashed in followed by a black one, and everything was in confusion; the borzois formed a star-shaped figure, scarcely swaying their bodies and with tails turned away from the center of the group.
How strange it is!
Heaven only knows where we are going, and heaven knows what is happening to us--but it is very strange and pleasant whatever it is.
"Look, his mustache and eyelashes are all white!" said one of the strange, pretty, unfamiliar people--the one with fine eyebrows and mustache.
Sometimes, as she looked at the strange but amusing capers cut by the dancers, who--having decided once for all that being disguised, no one would recognize them--were not at all shy, Pelageya Danilovna hid her face in her handkerchief, and her whole stout body shook with irrepressible, kindly, elderly laughter.
Oh, how strange you are with that mustache and those eyebrows!...
Oh, better not think of it--not till he comes back! she told herself, and began looking at the faces, some strange and some familiar, in the stalls.
Almost smiling, he gazed straight into her eyes with such an enraptured caressing look that it seemed strange to be so near him, to look at him like that, to be so sure he admired her, and not to be acquainted with him.
She only felt herself again completely borne away into this strange senseless world--so remote from her old world--a world in which it was impossible to know what was good or bad, reasonable or senseless.
Sonya began watching her friend still more attentively and noticed that at dinner and all that evening Natasha was in a strange and unnatural state.
Pierre felt it strange to see this calm, indifferent crowd of people unaware of what was going on in his soul.
"We won't speak of it any more, my dear," said Pierre, and his gentle, cordial tone suddenly seemed very strange to Natasha.
Strange as it was to her to acknowledge this feeling in herself, yet there it was.
She felt strange and awkward.
And what a strange fate sent me here!
These puffs of smoke and (strange to say) the sound of the firing produced the chief beauty of the spectacle.
But now something strange was happening to his troops.
They, those strange men he had not previously known, stood out clearly and sharply from everyone else.
It no longer seemed strange to them but on the contrary it seemed the only thing that could be done, just as a quarter of an hour before it had not seemed strange to anyone that the wounded should be left behind and the goods carted away but that had seemed the only thing to do.
Gerasim, being a servant who in his time had seen many strange things, accepted Pierre's taking up his residence in the house without surprise, and seemed pleased to have someone to wait on.
One shot struck a French soldier's foot, and from behind the screens came the strange sound of a few voices shouting.
A few instants after the echo of the reports resounding over the stone- built Kremlin had died away the French heard a strange sound above their head.
Pierre had first experienced this strange and fascinating feeling at the Sloboda Palace, when he had suddenly felt that wealth, power, and life--all that men so painstakingly acquire and guard--if it has any worth has so only by reason of the joy with which it can all be renounced.
The soft whispering voice continued its rhythmic murmur, something oppressed him and stretched out, and the strange face was before him.
"Oh, I don't know, it is all so strange," replied Sonya, clutching at her head.
From the moment Pierre had recognized the appearance of the mysterious force nothing had seemed to him strange or dreadful: neither the corpse smeared with soot for fun nor these women hurrying away nor the burned ruins of Moscow.
Suddenly he burst out into a fit of his broad, good-natured laughter, so loud that men from various sides turned with surprise to see what this strange and evidently solitary laughter could mean.
The explanation of this strange fact given by Russian military historians (to the effect that Kutuzov hindered an attack) is unfounded, for we know that he could not restrain the troops from attacking at Vyazma and Tarutino.
"Come to your Papa at once, please!" said she with a strange, excited look.
But she is quite original, strange, new, and unknown.
All this at the time seemed merely strange to Pierre: he felt he could not grasp its significance.
Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill.
He was alone in a strange town, without acquaintances.
"Strange and impossible as such happiness seems, I must do everything that she and I may be man and wife," he told himself.
She spoke little of Pierre, but when Princess Mary mentioned him a long-extinguished light once more kindled in her eyes and her lips curved with a strange smile.
But by some strange chance no one perceives this.
Any guard might arrest him, but by strange chance no one does so and all rapturously greet the man they cursed the day before and will curse again a month later.
Señor Medena was watching her in a strange way.
Strange, it had never seemed lonely here before.
Chancing a glance at his face, she found him watching her in a strange way.
Strange he would want to defend Howard after he had tried to dig up information on him.
Now he's as strange as his mother was.
Howie's body began a strange movement we knew to be his effort to move more rapidly.
Martha answered and with a strange look on her face, turned the phone over to Howie.
Strange though, when I asked if gunshots were common, they answered yes, but it was a quiet weekend; none had been reported for several days.
It was strange sitting here, talking to a confessed rapist, with the sound of what was probably more of them eating dinner behind me.
"I feel strange," Kyle murmured, trailing her out the door.
The time on her phone was the same as when they'd entered this strange world.
She'd stayed after she turned eighteen, because he was the only one who understood her strange gift.
It was all they could do, for to go away and leave that strange sight was impossible; nor could they hurry its fall in any way.
He did it very cleverly, indeed, and the Princess looked at the strange piglets as if she were as truly astonished as any vegetable person could be.
"Have you a factory in this place?" asked the Wizard, who had been examining the strange personage carefully.
"It's very strange," said the girl.
Then I could go to many strange lands and see many wonderful things.
For three days he lay in his strange prison.
He thought how pleasant it would be to visit strange countries and see strange peoples.
And one ran quickly and told the good abbess, or mistress of the abbey, what strange thing had happened.
That was because I saw everything with the strange, new sight that had come to me.
I thought how strange it was that such precious seeds of truth and wisdom should have fallen among the tares of ignorance and corruption.
It seems strange that my first reading of Shakespeare should have left me so many unpleasant memories.
I have had the same strange sensation even in the heart of the city.
In spite of the lapse of years, they seem so close to me that I should not think it strange if at any moment they should clasp my hand and speak words of endearment as they used to before they went away.
The picture-book will tell you all about many strange and wild animals.
My friends think it very strange that they should hesitate so long, especially when I have not asked them to simplify my work in the least, but only to modify it so as to meet the existing circumstances.
Doesn't it seem strange that Mr. Anagnos never referred to this interview?
Helen began to pull off the jacket, saying, "I must give it to a poor little strange girl."
When she was not occupied, she wandered restlessly about the house, making strange though rarely unpleasant sounds.
It seems very strange to me that there should be this difference of opinion; I cannot understand how any one interested in our education can fail to appreciate the satisfaction we feel in being able to express our thoughts in living words.
I will tell you how King Frost first thought of this kind work, for it is a strange story.
Still, for awhile, the frost fairies did not notice this strange occurrence, for they were down on the grass, so far below the tree-tops that the wonderful shower of treasure was a long time in reaching them; but at last one of them said, Hark!
Its broad pinnate tropical leaf was pleasant though strange to look on.
Anna Mikhaylovna, with a meek, sorrowful, and all-forgiving expression on her face, stood by the door near the strange lady.
At the appointed hour the prince, powdered and shaven, entered the dining room.
Beside Kutuzov sat an Austrian general, in a white uniform that looked strange among the Russian black ones.
Besides the soldiers who formed the picket line on either side, there were many curious onlookers who, jesting and laughing, stared at their strange foreign enemies.
"It is very strange, mon Monsieur Prince," said the staff officer.
"Now then, Matvevna, dear old lady, don't let me down!" he was saying as he moved from the gun, when a strange, unfamiliar voice called above his head: "Captain Tushin!
Prince Vasili gave him a look of stern inquiry, as though what Pierre had just said was so strange that one could not take it in.
It was evident that this strange, strong man was under the irresistible influence of the dark, graceful girl who loved another.
And strange to say Nicholas felt that he could not help taking up a card, putting a small stake on it, and beginning to play.
Suddenly he thought he heard a strange noise through the door.
Had Speranski sprung from the same class as himself and possessed the same breeding and traditions, Bolkonski would soon have discovered his weak, human, unheroic sides; but as it was, Speranski's strange and logical turn of mind inspired him with respect all the more because he did not quite understand him.
Prince Andrew had never before heard Speranski's famous laugh, and this ringing, high-pitched laughter from a statesman made a strange impression on him.
It was as if she feared this strange, unexpected happiness of meeting again the very man she had then chosen (she was firmly convinced she had done so) and of finding him, as it seemed, not indifferent to her.
She feared for her brother who was in it, was horrified by and amazed at the strange cruelty that impels men to kill one another, but she did not understand the significance of this war, which seemed to her like all previous wars.
To Princess Mary it was strange that now, at a moment when such sorrow was filling her soul, there could be rich people and poor, and the rich could refrain from helping the poor.
Strange! thought Pierre, continuing his way to Tatarinova.
A strange, beautiful, and majestic city; and a strange and majestic moment!
And strange to say, the Governor of Moscow, the proud Count Rostopchin, took up a Cossack whip and went to the bridge where he began with shouts to drive on the carts that blocked the way.
The idea of making love in a strange bedroom was disturbing enough, but with only a door between them and the children, locked or not, it didn't feel right.
She was no longer tired - no longer concerned about the children or the strange room.
Señor Medena was watching her again in that strange way, as if it truly mattered what she thought.
Even so, she caught Alex watching her with a strange expression several times.
The more she learned about the way he thought, the more she was convinced that people around him were the strange ones, not Cade.
Such a strange man.
My careful cross-referencing noted the same name listed as a wealthy grandfather of a kidnapped child who was returned after a strange tip was received.
I can't describe how strange this is, Father.
There is no reason, that I can see, why they may not exist in the waters of this strange country.
The opening in the mountain was on the side opposite to the Valley of Voe, and our travellers looked out upon a strange scene.
Mr. Jefferson let me touch his face so that I could imagine how he looked on waking from that strange sleep of twenty years, and he showed me how poor old Rip staggered to his feet.
When I am thirteen years old I am going to travel in many strange and beautiful countries.
I go and come with a strange liberty in Nature, a part of herself.
When I crossed Flint's Pond, after it was covered with snow, though I had often paddled about and skated over it, it was so unexpectedly wide and so strange that I could think of nothing but Baffin's Bay.
His eyes too seemed strange; at one moment they looked impudently sly and at the next glanced round in alarm.
When she had taken leave of him and remained alone she suddenly felt her eyes filling with tears, and then not for the first time the strange question presented itself to her: did she love him?
They all stared in timid bewilderment at the strange, long-haired commander dressed up in feathers and gold.
A strange feeling of weakness tied him to the spot; he wished to get up and go away, but could not do so.
Besides his height and stoutness, and the strange morose look of suffering in his face and whole figure, the Russians stared at Pierre because they could not make out to what class he could belong.
It was a strange thing for a man to say.
She turned the leaves and showed them the strange letters.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
At the same time he felt that above his face, above the very middle of it, some strange airy structure was being erected out of slender needles or splinters, to the sound of this whispered music.
It's a strange feeling.
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.