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little known

This page is about the collocation little known

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

not known by many people

For example

  • Afrobeat music was little known ouside Africa until Fela Ransome Kuti took his band to Paris.

  • In most of the world, Australian rules football is a little-known sport.

Quick Quiz

Vincent Van Gogh was a little-known artist during his life. He

a. wasn't famous

b. had very few friends

c. knew very little about art

Contributor: Matt Errey