Examples of foreigner in a Sentence
I can tell by your accent you're a foreigner in these parts.
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With growing fervor against foreigners in the mid-nineteenth century, these white nationalists sparked deadly and fiery urban riots, raving about immigrants who were stealing jobs and committing crimes.
Those rates were high across Europe — more people said Muslims were their least preferred neighbors than any other demographic category, including foreigners, gays, Jews, people of color, atheists, Christians and big families.
As the conflict wears on and civilians are inevitably caught in the crossfire, those biases tilt locals more strongly against the foreigners, further dooming outside efforts at imposing peace.
Armed members of these groups frequently maintain roadblocks and, although not considered hostile to foreigners or tourists, are suspicious of outsiders and should be considered volatile and unpredictable.
Foreigners don’t vote or make campaign contributions.
The brasserie serves 24/7, and attracts such an intriguingly diverse mix of Parisians of all stripes, plus a good number of expats and foreigners.
MORE: Foreigner is a survivor – ‘to this day’ R.Ring, 9 p.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport.
The law would grant permanent residency status to some of the foreigners who make up the majority of the population, allowing them many of the rights and privileges of one of the world’s most generous welfare states.
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First Known Use of foreigner
Synonymsstranger, nonnative, outlander, outsider
Related Wordsalien, nonresident; outcast, pariah; drifter, transient, wanderer
Near Antonymsbuddy, chum, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, pal; acquaintance, associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, mate, partner, peer; citizen, habitant, inhabitant, resident
FOREIGNER Defined for English Language Learners
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: a person who is from a country that is not your own
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