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English definition of “be out of line with sth”

be out of line with sth

to be different from something: Their predictions were hopelessly out of line with the actual results.Being and appearing different
(Definition of be out of line with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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