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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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But she must have tipped them off unbeknownst to me, and they knew just what to do.
Unbeknownst to him, Jacob decides to reach out to Maya by trying to apply for a prison visiting order.
However, unbeknownst to the cosmetics company, the Chinese suppliers obtained the materials from North Korea.
He told the clerk that he did not have the funds to pay for the glasses and hoped to return another time when he had the money, but unbeknownst to him, he wouldn't have to.
Unbeknownst to Sabrina, when she was just a year old, she was taken from her mother, Diana, by her aunts with the approval of her father, Edward.
Unbeknownst to most scholars, certain powerful, well-guarded, tacit assumptions and practices govern the production of knowledge in practical theology, says Goto, and sustain privilege and oppression in the scholarly discipline.
Though unbeknownst to him, he is being manipulated by their "best mate" Teddy (Robson Green).
But let's start with, 'what is shadow banning?' The best definition we found is this: deliberately making someone's content undiscoverable to everyone except the person who posted it, unbeknownst to the original poster.
Lachlan starts to panic Aaron confides in Liv that he's secretly plotting to propose to Robert, who - unbeknownst to him - is doing the exact same thing.
They rock the house down; unbeknownst to him that he is actually jamming with his grandmother.
After an attempt to cut her own hair went awry, Eugenia Kim was left with a shaved head and, unbeknownst to her at the time, a new career.
Unbeknownst to Hannah, Sol has a new year's resolution of his own--to kiss Hannah before the end of the year.
Unbeknownst to the captor, he left his cellphone on so police outside could hear what was happening in the store.
In other to pay his debts, Segun decides to sell the hotel unbeknownst to his wife.
Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob.