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English definition of “murky/uncharted waters”

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murky/uncharted waters

a situation that is not familiar and may be dangerous: In the last two chapters of the book, she enters the murky waters of male sexuality. After the Wall Street crash, the American economy moved into uncharted waters.
Translations of “murky/uncharted waters”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陌生的領域, 可能會有危險的情況…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陌生的领域, 可能会有危险的情况…
(Definition of murky/uncharted waters from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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