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unheard of

Very unusual, extraordinary, as in It's unheard of to have all one's money refunded two years after the purchase. This expression alludes to a circumstance so unusual that it has never been heard of. [Late 1500s]
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For people working in the entertainment industry to have a job in this field with a good salary and benefits package including medical, dental and prescriptions for long-term employees is almost unheard of.
Such a thing would have been unheard of, even ten years ago
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She actually prepped the race bike that we borrowed within one day, which is unheard of,'' Cody said.
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