ODD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ODD
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odd
 a.  not easily explained; beyond from the usual or expected
 a.  not divisible by two
Classic Sentence: (197 in 14 pages)
1  There is a strong family resemblance about misdeeds, and if you have all the details of a thousand at your finger ends, it is odd if you can't unravel the thousand and first.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  There was eighty odd pounds in it, but nothing had been taken.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
3  Then there was silence; and a cow coughed; and that led her to say how odd it was, as a child, she had never feared cows, only horses.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
4  Then they talked as if they had known each other all their lives; which was odd, she said, as they always did, considering she'd known him perhaps one hour.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
5  I don't believe" she said with her odd little smile, "that there ever were such people.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
6  Mr. Utterson had been some minutes at his post, when he was aware of an odd, light footstep drawing near.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
7  "And by all accounts a very odd writer," added the lawyer.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER INCIDENT OF THE LETTER
8  Some two months before the murder of Sir Danvers, I had been out for one of my adventures, had returned at a late hour, and woke the next day in bed with somewhat odd sensations.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
9  Mr. Bounderby looked very hard at the good lady in a side-long way that had an odd sheepishness about it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
10  He pushed back his hat in an odd comic way.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  It was a very odd look, this look of impudence: as if he were triumphing over life in spite of life.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
12  She looked down at the milky odd little flowers among the brown maiden-hair at the lower tip of her body.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
13  She watched him with amusement, his odd intentness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
14  He was looking at her with an odd, flickering smile, faintly sensual and appreciative.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
15  She saw the image of him, naked white with tanned face and hands, looking down and addressing his erect penis as if it were another being, the odd grin flickering on his face.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  It is odd that his name is never mentioned.
17  I slept in queer places, and ate odd things, and met strange faces.
18  Though the young man tried to understand Father William's singular behavior, he still found it odd that the old man incessantly stood on his head.
19  You also have to imagine that in an odd mongrel accent of Sicilian born and raised, but learned English in a Scottish slum.
20  If you need car parts that the dealers no longer stock, try to scavenge for odd bits and pieces at the auto wreckers' yards.
21  If you wear them with an odd jacket, dark brown shoes, preferably suede shoes in brown, you can look ok.
22  This starts with a couple of local yokel cops, noticing something odd.
23  The film is thus structured as a race against time adventure in which odd couple protagonists Joy and Sadness must traverse disparate locales in order to return home.
24  If you drive a car all your life, the odds are that you'll have an accident at some point.
25  The odds are that he will commit the same crime again.
26  She put in some clothes, odds and ends, and make-up.
27  He's moved most of his stuff; there are just a few odds and ends left.
28  Bookmakers have now slashed his odds from 400/1 to 28/1.
29  Though the odds against their survival seemed insuperable, the Apollo 13 astronauts reached earth safely.
30  The libertarian was always at odds with the conversations.