Idiom: news to me
Idiom: that’s / it's news to me
- this is the first time the person has heard some information, especially if they are surprised or shocked by the information.
- It was news to me that my parents had divorced when I was five and remarried two years later.
- A: “Did you know I used to sell photocopier machines when I was in college?” B: “No, that’s news to me.”
- Your prices went up 40 percent? That's news to me!
- Well, it's news to me if Sandy and Joe are moving. I just saw them and they didn't mention anything to me.
- It was news to me when the principal told me my son had dropped out of high school.
- It was news to all of us when our priest was accused of stealing money from the church.
- Obviously, everyone else had been told but it was news to my wife and I that our son got engaged last weekend.
- Well, it's news to me if you bought a new car! You said you were "thinking" about it.
- It was news to me that my ex-girlfriend was pregnant but I pretended I already knew.
- can't / don't believe it
- strangely enough
- oddly enough
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