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Meaning of “be news to sb” in the English Dictionary

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be news to sb

informalC2 to be ​information that someone did not ​know before: "I ​hear you and Phil are going to Boston for the ​weekend." "Really? That's news to me."
(Definition of be news to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be news to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(某人)来说是新闻,某人头一次听说…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(某人)來說是新聞,某人頭一次聽說…
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