way off base

way off base
adj AmE sl

I guess you're way off base — Я думаю, что ты глубоко заблуждаешься


Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

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  • way off (base) — mod. on the wrong track; completely wrong. (See also off base.) □ I think you’re way off base. Try again. □ Sorry. You are way off. You should just give up …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • off base — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not agreeing with fact; wrong. * /The idea that touching a toad causes warts is off base./ * /When Tom said that the teacher s explanation did not agree with the book, the teacher was embarrassed at being caught off base./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off base — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not agreeing with fact; wrong. * /The idea that touching a toad causes warts is off base./ * /When Tom said that the teacher s explanation did not agree with the book, the teacher was embarrassed at being caught off base./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off base — mod. off target; wrong; not relevant. (See also way off (base).) □ Your answer was completely off base. Try again. □ You are off base. I will have to deal with someone else …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • off base — phrasal 1. wrong, mistaken < estimates were way off base > 2. unawares < caught off base by the charges > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • off base — wrong. You re way off base if you think that teaching the basic skills is a waste of time …   New idioms dictionary

  • base — base1 /bays/, n., adj., v., based, basing. n. 1. the bottom support of anything; that on which a thing stands or rests: a metal base for the table. 2. a fundamental principle or groundwork; foundation; basis: the base of needed reforms. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • base — base1 W1S1 [beıs] v [T usually passive] to have your main place of work, business etc in a particular place ▪ The paper had intended to base itself in London. be based in sth ▪ The new organization will be based in Dallas. →↑based base on/upon… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • base — [[t]be͟ɪs[/t]] ♦ bases, basing, based, baser, basest 1) N COUNT: usu the N of n The base of something is its lowest edge or part. There was a cycle path running along this side of the wall, right at its base... Line the base and sides of a 20cm… …   English dictionary

  • base — base1 [ beıs ] noun count *** ▸ 1 lowest part of something ▸ 2 place where something is done ▸ 3 ideas etc. to start from ▸ 4 people/businesses ▸ 5 in baseball ▸ 6 main food/substance ▸ 7 chemical ▸ 8 number ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) the bottom part, edge …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • base — 1 /beIs/ verb (T) to establish or use somewhere as the main place for your business or work: a Denver based law firm base sth on/upon sth phrasal verb (transitive often passive) to use particular information or facts as a point from which to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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