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  • The meaning of "Odd" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. strange, weird, unusual

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    2. it could mean strange; Also in mathematic terms, it is any number that is not divisble by 2; it could also mean not regular.

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    2. uncommon: yes. not sure about rare.

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    2. @kellyferreira odd number - number ending with 1,3,5,7,9 another meaning- different, strange He wears odd socks ( different color socks)

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    2. It can mean single, unmatched for example in tests you can find questions like find the odd one out when there is a list of words and one stands out and is not related to the other words Or it can mean strange/unusual/abnormal

  • Example sentences using "Odd"

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    2. Odd just means strange, and can be used wherever you can use strange. However, it can also be used with "number" to make an "odd number". An odd number is just a number you can't divide in two. -How odd! The door is locked. -An odd toy train sits in the corner. -The oddest thing about it, is that I never got to meet him. -6 is not an odd number, but half of 6 is!

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    2. Not so much rare, more like weird or strange

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    2. These were a few examples I could make up. -Tom was a very odd person.-The ending was very odd.- That was rather odd.- Wasn't he odd?.

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    2. Yeah. That's an odd way to phrase it, but whatever. You're a very odd person, you know that? (only use lightheartedly with close friends otherwise it would sound rude) There is an odd amount of cookies. How do I split them up? 😓 I can't see the tv very well, it's at an odd angle. I felt like the odd man out at the party. ("odd man out" is an idiomatic expression meaning someone who doesn't quite fit in with the rest of the group or differs in some way) I don't like my odds much, but I'll try to win. May the odds be in your favor (may you have good fortune) The odds that they'll win are slim to none, but hey, what are underdogs for? Seven is an odd number. Eight is an even number. It only took him 40 some odd seconds to solve it! The shape of that bench looks odd.

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    2. That's an odd request. (odd = strange or weird) Every odd numbered student will be team A, every even numbered student will be team B. (odd = odd vs even numbers (1, 3, 5 are odd numbers; 2, 4, 6 are even numbers))

  • Synonyms of "Odd" and their differences

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    2. Odd is used to describe something strange and/or different whereas the word Weird is more used to describe supernatural or unearthly. When used casually, weird means very strange and bizarre - stronger than the word odd when used casually

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    2. "Odd" is an adjective that means strange, unusual, or unexpected. "Odds" is a noun that usually means chances. For example: That's an odd thing to say. = a strange thing to say He looked at me oddly. ("Oddly" is the adverb form.) = strangely After I did my laundry, I found an odd sock that wasn't mine. = a sock that shouldn't have been in my washing, a sock that I wasn't expecting, a sock that I didn't know where it came from I love my wife, but when we talk about politics, we are at odds. ("At odds" is an idiom.) = we have opposite opinions The odds are that I will never go to Japan because I just don't have that kind of money. = I will probably never go to Japan because I don't have enough money.

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    2. In general they're sort of interchangeable but each has their own meanings. They can both be used to say 'strange' or 'not typical' or 'out of the ordinary' That's an odd thing to do. What a weird looking car. Wow, that was weird! My, how odd! In general think of 'odd' more as 'not ordinary' and 'weird' as 'strange' and you're kind of there, but there is crossover. Odd also means 'not even' as in odd numbers (1, 3, 5 ...) never weird! We also use it for something that is unmatched 'Odd sock' is a sock without its pair. Weird means strange, getting on to the supernatural. He's always sending me weird pictures. You can weird someone out - make them feel uncomfortable.

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    2. While they may be used interchangeably in casual conversation, they actually have different meanings. From an etymological dictionary: Odd (a jut of land): something not usual or expected. Has no special positive or negative connotation. Winning a lottery would be odd but neither weird nor strange. Weird (fated): Something supernatural or beyond human understanding. A fortune-teller predicting your future would be weird, but probably neither odd nor strange. Strange (foreign): Something unfamiliar. A type of material (rock, cloth, or such) you've never seen before would be strange but not weird, and odd only if it were otherwise unusual or rare.

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    2. They are both used to express the same idea but "strange" might be more common. This doesn't mean that if you use "odd" it will sound wrong. "When I walked into the house I had a strange/ an odd feeling I had been there before"

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    2. Yes, it is natural :)

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