out of line
Prepositional phrase
  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see out of, line
    I lost my place when I had to get out of line to find you.
  2. (idiomatic) Inappropriate or unsuitable, especially by reason of being unmannerly or indelicate.
    I hope my comments yesterday were not out of line.
  3. Not in a line, straggly.
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