off-beam


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off-beam

adj
another word for offbeat2
Translations

off-beam

[ˌɒfˈbiːm] ADJ [statement, person] → desacertado
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I think his analysis was a little off-beam in questioning the use of so-called stock phrases.
In the first half the champions looked like they had hardly met each other before as they fumbled the ball - and Lozowski's radar was off-beam.
In the first half, the champions looked like they had hardly met each other before as they fumbled the balls and Lozowski's kicking radar was off-beam.
Booked Did the physical work well but off-beam with finishing
Symphonies were seen to be pretty light-hearted works, but Beethoven took this one step further with the introduction, which sounds so musically off-beam it's often considered to be a joke.
Yet there is no reason to believe Allardyce's place in that list is wildly off-beam.
England's strangle-hold grew when Lichfield prop Justine Lucas grounded from a rolling maul down the left, McLean's goal-kicking radar unusually off-beam.
You can be wrong being stick to an off-beam decision it's not the only deal of your life rather there can be such many attempts in a single business day.
There were signs of future promise in the efforts of youngsters Jonny Leong, Chris Sewell and Rory Kenny Herbert, and although Coventry inevitably missed the midfield experience of Tom Hancock, they held out until ten minutes from time when Edgbaston pounced on an off-beam clearance that left keeper Adam Merrell unprotected.
99, this is for people who like their films to be decidedly off-beam.
He's a tall, lanky lad - with all those arms and legs - and if the radar is slightly off-beam it's going to be hard to pull it back," he said.
and makes it simpler to understand why Mr Blair was so off-beam as to send UK soldiers to die in Iraq to introduce democracy to a country with a religion which is diametrically opposed to such opinions, whether held personally or collectively.