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unbeknownst to (one)

With someone being unaware (of something). Unbeknownst 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—unbeknownst to me.
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Unbeknownst to Kannujaq, he has stumbled upon a battle between the Tuniit and a group of Viking warriors.
However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is not all that it seems.
You might have heard that Kings of Leon and Black Sabbath were in town on Wednesday night, but how about this for rock aACAyn' roll news: Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was chilling out in Dubai too, unbeknownst to most of us.
Months into our Afghanistan occupation, unbeknownst to most Americans, the United States was presented with a possibility that might have saved countless lives: the surrender of top Taliban leaders.
Last week, unbeknownst to me, my 11-year-old ordered a PS12 item which, when it arrived, came with a magazine AND a horrible coffee mug, along with an invoice for PS18.99 - PS5.99 for delivery and PS1 for the unwanted, not-asked-for mag and mug, both of which I've binned.
Jennifer quizzed Daniel about the affair he had with Theresa, which, unbeknownst to her, is a lie.
Twenty-three years ago, unbeknownst to all but a handful of Earthlings, the NASA probe Voyager 1 took the famous Pale Blue Dot portrait of Earth, showing it as a tiny speck in the vastness of space.
Unbeknownst to Emily, the voice of her Amulet is not what she imagined, and she must grapple with the results.
Unbeknownst to the pals, his somewhat decrepit exterior belies an ancient evil which threatens not only themselves, but the world.
Unbeknownst to Cass she does transform herself in a way she neither expected nor anticipated.
Really, it never careens too far from Goldoni's main plot points: Corden is the conniving yet dim zanni, motivated by his appetites to play errand-boy for Two employers, unbeknownst to both.
Unbeknownst to the rest of the world, Canada has rednecks.
If I moved to Los Angeles, I would probably have to stop making movies." Unbeknownst to Perez, Allen lives on the Upper East Side.
Cemal, thinking of saving himself with the money Sevilay has saved unbeknownst to her husband, makes a plan.
Often unbeknownst to them, pathogens travel on their bodies and with belongings.