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(that's) news to (one)

This is something I was not aware about or did not know. A: "Yeah, Jeff and Anthony have been going out for a few months now." B: "News to me. I thought they were just friends." We're not allowed to dump grass clippings here? That's news to me!
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That's news to me.

I did not know that.; I had not been informed of that. Bill: They've blocked off Maple Street for some repairs. Tom: That's news to me. Sally: The telephones are out. None of them work. Bill: That's news to me.
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First, I didn't know that Bollywood has a huge fan following in Pakistan so that's news to me,' he said.
It's funny because every now and then I wake up and I look at either social media or the news and I see a report and it's like, well, that's news to me because I'm the one who would be having that conversation," Triple H said on (https://www.
It's not something that's news to us unfortunately, you just try to get on with life.
TORONTO WOLFPACK are being linked with a move for Huddersfield Giants' Ukuma Ta'ai - but that's news to the Giants
Readers will discover much in An Unlikely Union that's news to them and will be intrigued by what they find on each absorbing page.
However, that's news to Liverpool officials who have yet to make a breakthrough in discussions with Basel.
That's news to me, when we see multiple groups joining up to pool their legal and financial resources.
There are no such facts of mass pressure or state pressure on the Russians in Kyrgyzstan - that's news to me.
If that's news to you, well, that likely reflects the viability of the offering, which was completely overshadowed by successes elsewhere, from iTunes to Vudu.
That's news to Snitch, since Annie's the one--not BassoMatic--who's limiting the number of face-to-face debates she'll take part in.
That's news to Oldbury residents who believe Jack crafted his greatest hit on the piano of a local pub.
But his misleading claims about Welsh speakers taking all the jobs shouldn't go unchallenged, as a Welsh speaker who happens to be unemployed at the moment that's news to me.
He's also an accomplished quiz and game show host with no fewer than eight series to his credit, including Name That Tune, Gambit, Zodiac, Password, I've Got A Secret, A Question Of Entertainment, That's News To Me and Cross Wits.
That's news to everyone who thought a 75 per cent loan to value was the maximum and only in Dubai and only for certain developers and certainly not for incomplete projects.
However, this week Ritchie dismissed the rumours, saying: "Somebody just told me I have Russell Crowe lined up but that's news to me.