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Out Of Bounds

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In sports, out of bounds means outside of the field of play. This phrase can be used to symbolize something that is off-limits.

For Example:

“I would ask Brett’s sister on a date, but I’m afraid that might be out of bounds.” In this case, the speaker is implying that trying to date Brett’s sister would be off-limits or not allowed.

 
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Article ID: 176
Category: Idioms
Date added: 2013-12-30 21:36:34
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