out of the question out of the question

Definition(s):

  • (adj) totally unlikely

Usage(s):

  1. And with eyewitnesses out of the question, the debate could go on for a while.
  2. Now working for the Foreign Economic Administration, Buckminster Fuller finds Dymaxion working and sleeping out of the question.
  3. John did not have a driver's license and was still in high school, so attending prayer services five times a day was out of the question.

News

  1. AFL: With playoffs gone, Blaze focusing on the future

    Now comes the hard part. The playoffs now are out of the question after the Utah Blaze were eliminated from postseason play following last week’s heart-wrenching loss to San Jose at home. So with Saturday’s home game against the New Orleans VooDoo, the Blaze must shift their focus to winning the remainder of the season and making sure the cluster of talented rookies can continue their success to ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Utah Blaze: With playoffs gone, Blaze focusing on the future

    Now comes the hard part. The playoffs now are out of the question after the Utah Blaze were eliminated from postseason play following last week’s heart-wrenching loss to San Jose at home. So with Saturday’s home game against the New Orleans VooDoo, the Blaze must shift their focus to winning the remainder of the season and making sure the cluster of talented rookies can translate their success ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. 4th of July forecast and the holiday weekend

    A passing shower and isolated storm isn’t out of the question this evening, so be sure to have the umbrella handy or a place to duck inside just in case. But any rain that makes it into the metro tonight …
    on July 5, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

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