unfamiliar territory

unfamiliar territory

an area of knowledge unknown to the speaker. We are in unfamiliar territory and I don't know the answer. Astronomy is unfamiliar territory for me, and I cannot answer any questions about the stars.
See also: territory
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"It will be unfamiliar territory for most of us but there should be a really good atmosphere so let's just hope the weather relents.
Holby City 8pm Dom makes a risky decision which lands him in hot water, and Hanssen finds himself in unfamiliar territory when an estranged relative arrives at Holby begging for his help.
UST's victory put La Salle in unfamiliar territory, needing to win twice in order to secure an 11th straight appearance in the league's biggest stage.
To Ronaldo's credit, he's never been afraid to move on to unfamiliar territory and conquer it.
And it wasn't unfamiliar territory as Mr Mundell is also a regular scout leader in Moffat.
Joshua Pacio was in unfamiliar territory when he lost his coveted ONE World strawweight title to Yosuka Saruta back in January after the two fought in Jakarta this past January.
In it, Brad ((https://www.ibtimes.com/passage-tv-cast-how-mark-paul-gosselaar-saniyya-sidney-landed-brad-amy-roles-2752131) Mark-Paul Gosselaar ) will continue to do his best to protect Amy (Saniyya Sidney), but he'll find himself in very unfamiliar territory because there's no outside force for him to fight, there's only the sickness inside of her.
This isn't unfamiliar territory for the ruling party considering how it was their go-to method for almost anything they wanted to get done in the five years of the previous government.
SAN Miguel Beer is in an unfamiliar territory in the quarterfinals of the Philippine Basketball Association Governors' Cup.
She's the last person who would join a school podcast, much less be chosen as its host; but Kate finds herself forced to deal with listeners and give advice to others in this moving story of a shy girl's venture into unfamiliar territory. Lisa Schroeder's See You On A Starry Night (9781338195743, $16.99) tells of Juliet, whose parents have separated.
Thebe finished on unfamiliar territory on position seven, stopping the clock at 46.53, although he was tipped to give his Qatari friend, Haroun Abdalleleh hard time, but it was clear that Thebe left his running spikes back home, as he did not spark more especially in the last 100 metres.
The hosts are in unfamiliar territory having been promoted from the third tier of German football last season but have handled the pressure well so far and Nuremberg are unlikely to deter them.
The brewers find themselves in an unfamiliar territory, 10 matches into the campaign.
REQUIEM MIGHT READ LIKE ANY OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER - BUT WEAVING IN SUPERNATURAL UNDERTONES LEADS IT INTO UNFAMILIAR TERRITORY, SAY ITS CAST MEMBERS.