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unbeknown to (one)

With someone being unaware (of something). unbeknown to Jacobson, the other two partners had drawn up the deal in such a way that they would have full control of the company in two years' time. My wife invited her entire family to come stay with us for Christmas—unbeknown to me.
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Unbeknown to one another, O'Toole and Sian Phillips both turned up at the Royal Court Theatre to support their daughter, Kate O'Toole, who had been nominated for a gong.
Unbeknown to one another, the protags cross paths in the street, and slowly, their lives begin to blend.