a total stranger

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  • total stranger — See a total stranger …   English idioms

  • a total stranger — one you have never seen, a perfect stranger    Can I give you a ride home? No. You re a total stranger …   English idioms

  • stranger — strang|er [ˈstreındʒə US ər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: estrangier, from estrange; STRANGE1] 1.) someone that you do not know ▪ Children must not talk to strangers. perfect/complete/total stranger (=used to emphasize that you do… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stranger */*/ — UK [ˈstreɪndʒə(r)] / US [ˈstreɪndʒər] noun [countable] Word forms stranger : singular stranger plural strangers 1) someone who you do not know The poster warns children not to talk to strangers. a complete/perfect/total stranger (= used for… …   English dictionary

  • stranger — noun (C) 1 someone whom you do not know: Children must not talk to strangers. | perfect/complete/total stranger (=used to emphasize that you do not know them): A perfect stranger waved to me in the street this morning. 2 be no stranger to sth to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stranger — strang|er [ streındʒər ] noun count ** 1. ) someone that you do not know: The poster warns children not to talk to strangers. a complete/perfect/total stranger (=used for emphasizing that you do not know the person at all): I didn t want to share …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • total — I UK [ˈtəʊt(ə)l] / US [ˈtoʊt(ə)l] adjective [only before noun] *** 1) with all the numbers or things added together The total cost of the project came to about £700,000. The total number of votes was over one million. Recent immigrants make up… …   English dictionary

  • total — to|tal1 [ toutl ] adjective only before noun *** 1. ) with all the numbers or things added together: The total cost of the project came to over $700,000. The total number of votes was over one million. Recent immigrants make up less than 3% of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • total — [[t]to͟ʊt(ə)l[/t]] ♦ totals, totalling, totalled 1) N COUNT A total is the number that you get when you add several numbers together or when you count how many things there are in a group. The companies have a total of 1,776 employees. 2) ADJ:… …   English dictionary

  • total*/*/*/ — [ˈtəʊt(ə)l] adj I 1) with all the numbers or things added together The total cost of the project came to about £700, 000.[/ex] The total number of votes was over one million.[/ex] 2) complete Syn: absolute Why would you let a total stranger into… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • total — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin totalis, from Latin totus whole, entire Date: 14th century 1. comprising or constituting a whole ; entire < the total amount > 2. absolute, utter < a total failure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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