Examples of unusual in a Sentence
It's not unusual for him to stay late at work.
a scene of unusual beauty
She has an unusual name.
Recent Examples of unusual from the Web
But his most unusual memory was the time he was invited to tea by the dean.
The New York Yankees right-hander makes his 11th start of the season in Baltimore, looking to extend an unusual run of success under the lights.
Drew Pardoll, director of the Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Hopkins, and top researcher Suzanne Topalian took the unusual step of consulting with the cancer geneticists who worked one floor up.
Ultimately, all remaining six of the G7 nations reaffirmed their commitment to reducing harmful emissions, and an unusual exception had to be added for the U.S.
Such ethnic and religious profiling of protesters was not unusual.
Alden Meyer, the director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group in Washington, said the discord over climate change was unusual for G-7 meetings.
Winner-take-all has long been the leitmotif of this enduring and unusual event, which began in 1851 when sailboat speed was about commercial and military advantage, not just bragging rights over cocktails.
Yet this year’s meeting is unusual for the number of core issues on which the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S. won’t just be rubber-stamping language settled beforehand by lower level officials.
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First Known Use of unusual
UNUSUAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unusual for English Language Learners
: not normal or usual
: different or strange in a way that attracts attention
: not commonly seen, heard, etc.
UNUSUAL Defined for Kids
Definition of unusual for Students
: not done, found, used, experienced, or existing most of the time an unusual job an unusual odor
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