uncharted waters

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uncharted waters

A situation or circumstance that is foreign, unclear, or unfamiliar and which may be dangerous or difficult as a result. We're starting to get into uncharted waters exploiting these tax loopholes. If we aren't careful, the government may crack down on us hard! John keeps himself so closed off that I've never understood the uncharted waters of his emotions.
See also: uncharted, water

(be in/get into) murky/uncharted ˈwaters

(be in/get into) a difficult or dangerous situation that you do not know anything about: As I opened up the computer to try and fix the problem, I realized that I was getting into completely uncharted waters and decided to leave it to the experts.
Murky water is dark or dirty. If somebody is in uncharted waters, they are in an area of sea or ocean that is not known or recorded on a map.
See also: murky, uncharted, water
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casing pipeline and all allied works related to shifting and Protection of Uncharted water pipe line utility crossing at DFC Ch 31.780- Utility ID No.: UCSS30206 EMD value : INR 54900 Pre-bid meeting date : 10 Nov 2018 Opening date : 16 Nov 2018
Later, when I've stumbled at last to the bones, someone may find the yellowing papers with their visions of vast red sunsets, the blue lamps of your eyes, arrows drawn with stones; and the tired camels surprised to a gallop towards uncharted water.
One scrap handler asks, "Nickel and stainless steel are in some uncharted water right now; when is it going to make a correction?"
Drivers in Cheshire are being advised the slip road from the A556 onto the westbound M56 will remain closed until the middle of November after road workers discovered an uncharted water pipe.The slip road, off the southbound A556 after Bowdon roundabout, forms junction 8 of the M56 and was closed last month as part of construction work on the new Au192 million A556 link road between the M56 and M6.The slip road was meant to re-open this week but has remained closed due to the extra time needed for United Utilities to investigate the issue with the water pipe.
Work had started and stopped due to uncharted water mains and engineering difficulties.
Atlantic '06 will be uncharted water in more ways than one because although friends, the two men have never spent such an intense period of time together.
That places a new demand on Brain and the remainder of his coaching staff, who must off-set how much rest his squad needs with getting ready for the next match: "Every club is entering uncharted water. It will place unique demands on the players," he said.
But you tend not to get hurricanes, 40 foot waves and 60mph winds in the Olympics, so this is uncharted water for both of them.
Yesterday Penelope Kyle, executive director of the Virginia Lottery, said: "Now we're in uncharted water."
'But the basic challenge is that we are in uncharted waters brought by a government that was so profligate in spending on borrowed money that it has taken the nation to the brink of bankruptcy.
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The resulting campaign platform was Uncharted Waters. It was one part awareness-builder, one part learning experience and one part activator.
Bligh said, 'The banks have indicated to ASIC that part of their conservatism on this is frankly we are in uncharted waters. They haven't made loans of this size in these circumstances before.'
Benoit Coeure, who chairs the BIS committee on payments and market infrastructure, said there was more caution with the"uncharted waters" of a retail CBDC.
But the Cebuano behemoth actually moves to uncharted waters as he did it in successive fashion.