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news to me

news to me

Date: Aug 03 2005

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“Yeah, that’s news to me. I’ve never taken improv classes.”
Andre Benjamin, in an interview with Jeff Otto of ign.com, responding to a statement that his comedy in the movie, Be Cool, wasn’t scripted.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

Response to information that the speaker doesn’t know about, but generally in response to a statement that is untrue about the speaker.

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

It generally means that the statement or information that you heard was unknown to you, and the expression is used mostly when it is information which you know to be untrue or which is true, but is a surprise to you.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“You heard I got in a big car crash? That’s news to me!”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

dinispanda i think that he means that´s something new to him or original to him.
by dinispanda
you say it after something that you belived difficult to happen or do, happens or is done.
by vtambelli
a new information for sb who didn't know before
by judyfu
danhp1 surprised or annoyed because you have not been told something earlier
by danhp1
It is news to me.........It means that you were not aware of the information you just heard or received..It is the first time, you have come to know about this. As the word "News" signifies ... A fresh or new information. biloo_5 Canada
by biloo_5
tuney a big surprise
by tuney

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pinklily

pinklily

China

it is interesting ,but a little short.

03:48 AM Aug 11 2005 |

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