be off beam

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be off beam

To be inaccurate or wrong. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I never once said that! Your reporter is completely off beam in her accusations. I thought I knew what real estate costs around here, but wow, I was totally off beam.
See also: beam, off

be off beam

  (British & Australian)
to be wrong Overall the article was well-written although one or two points that she made were a little off beam. I'm afraid your calculations are way off beam.
See also: beam, off