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 Meanings and Examples of FOREIGNER
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 n.  someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group; a person who comes from a foreign country
Classic Sentence: (148 in 10 pages)
1  You see," said she, "you are a foreigner.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXII
2  The lady having perceived two enormous diamonds upon the hands of the young foreigner praised them with such good faith that from Candide's fingers they passed to her own.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXII
3  But Ambiorix fought against Rome, Artevelde against France, Marnix against Spain, Pelagius against the Moors; all against the foreigner.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
4  Well, the monarchy is a foreigner; oppression is a stranger; the right divine is a stranger.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
5  D'Artagnan had more than once related to his friends his adventure with the stranger, as well as the apparition of the beautiful foreigner, to whom this man had confided some important missive.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
6  The foreigner came here poor, beggarly, cringing, and subservient, ready to doff his cap to the meanest native of the household.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
7  She had an idea that he would have to be a foreigner: not an Englishman, still less an Irishman.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
8  To dwell on a heath without studying its meanings was like wedding a foreigner without learning his tongue.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
9  But he has a gentleman staying with him, a patient, as I understand, who is a foreigner, and he looks as if a little good Berkshire beef would do him no harm.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  The second, and more serious one, was that Gerald was a "new man," despite his nearly ten years' residence, and a foreigner.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
11  The consciousness of her different point of view merely kept them at a little distance from her, as though she were a foreigner with whom it was an effort to talk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
12  He was still a foreigner, and he expected to remain one.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
13  This, in connection with his costume, strengthened the good woman in the belief that he was a foreigner.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
14  They are certainly less particular with a foreigner than with a Frenchman.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 76. Progress of Cavalcanti the Younger.
15  I asked him why, for I feared that he, being a foreigner, might not be quite aware of English legal requirements, and so might in ignorance make some unnecessary trouble.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (164 in 11 pages)
16  The Kremlin is deeply split in its approach to foreign policy.
17  Someone on the radio was gabbling away in a foreign language.
18  The bank will supply and buy back foreign currency.
19  The possession of a passport is essential for foreign travel.
20  The texts still contained an important difference on the issue of maximum overall foreign troop deployments allowed to the two military blocs.
21  They are dependent upon importation from foreign countries for cotton and grain.
22  The president has been accused of failing to articulate an overall vision in foreign affairs.
23  They settled with a foreign firm last week.
24  Most foreign trading companies in West Africa deals in rubber, cocoa and vegetable oil.
25  I'm an outsider, the only foreign woman in the group.
26  They believe that the European Community needs a common foreign and security policy.
27  There was a thriving black market in foreign currency.
28  The government is eager to attract foreign capital.
29  The foreign ministers are meeting in the splendour of Oktyabrskaya Hotel in central Moscow.
30  Chinese economic and trade exhibitions have promoted the exchange of the advanced techniques with foreign countries.