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  1. #1
    Bassim is online now VIP Member
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    I felt a stranger in my hometown

    I am wondering if it is correct to write "felt a stranger" or I do I need to write "felt like a stranger".

    I felt a stranger in my hometown.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: I felt a stranger in my hometown

    It's possible without like, but could be interpreted (at a stretch) to mean that you groped someone. I'd use the version with like.
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