unknown to

idiom

: without being known about by (someone)
Unknown to me, my partner was organizing a surprise party for my birthday.

Examples of unknown to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite such dominance, the team is still largely unknown to many. Amy Woodyatt, CNN, 11 July 2024 That decision has been overseen by a key figure largely unknown to the public: Kevin O’Connor, the physician to the president, who has grown extraordinarily close to Biden since becoming his personal doctor in 2009. Dan Diamond, Washington Post, 6 July 2024 Her opponent, meanwhile, is still unknown to a lot of voters, and more disliked than liked by those who have an opinion. Craig Gilbert, Journal Sentinel, 27 June 2024 Eighty-five years after the article’s publication, Hesse’s name is sadly still unknown to most. Corrado Nai, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for unknown to 

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“Unknown to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unknown%20to. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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