off the mark : Popular Idioms in English

off the mark

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Fred had been certain that the store was on Maple Street, but when he found just a row of houses, it seemed that he had been off the mark.

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  • US Open 2013 Results: Breaking Down Tiger Woods' Round 3 Struggles at Merion
    Off the mark. That’s the simplest way to describe Tiger Woods ’ third round in the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club. He had a great chance to get himself into contention for a final-round run, but let that possibility get away quickly, and he’ll now be out on the course well before the contenders on Sunday morning. Here’s a breakdown of his third round, and how he fell out of contention to win a U ...
    June 16, 2013 - Bleacher Report