person that one does not know
person in a new or an unfamiliar place or with people that sb does not know their way around it
In a generation or two the stranger ceased to be a stranger.
出自： E. A. Freeman
Dower'd with our curse, and stranger'd with our oath.
出自：King Lear , Shakespeare
误 Looked down upon as a second-class citizen, he found himself a total stranger in that foreign country.
正 Looked down upon as a second-class citizen, he found himself a total alien in that foreign country.
析 stranger 是指一个人由于风俗、习惯上的不同而感到自己是外人; 而如果因被人看不起而感到自己是外人,要用alien。
误 He is a stranger for me.
正 He is a stranger to me.
误 I'm a complete stranger for American life.
正 I'm a complete stranger to American life.
析 表示“对…不习惯”,应该说 a stranger to...,其中介词 to 不能改用 for。