I felt a stranger in my hometown

Bassim

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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.
 

GoesStation

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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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