look (a little/bit) off

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look (a little/bit) off

1. To look sickly, unwell, or out of sorts, either physically or mentally. You're looking a little off, Jim. Are you feeling all right? That dog on the corner looks a bit off. I think we should walk another way home.
2. To appear somewhat strange, incorrect, inaccurate, or substandard. A: "The rest of your portrait is coming along really well, but the hands look a bit off." B: "I know, hands are just so hard to draw!" The gameplay is great, but the graphics on the characters' faces are off.
3. Of food, to appear spoiled or rotten. These chicken breasts look a little bit off—I think we should throw them in the garbage.
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TURF action looks off the menu until Wednesday at the earliest as Arctic weather conditions refuse to loosen their grip on the fixture list.
In the picture 35-week pregnant is seen smiling as she looks off at an angle.
Andrew Luck is a huge upgrade on those three and while he looks quite ready for the heat of NFL battle the rest of the Colts roster still looks off the pace and the Bears should win this comfortably if they are the play-off contenders they claim to be.
Tailby's charm and good looks off the track were matched by a crowd-pleasing never-say-die style on it.
The proposed match against Ecuador during February now looks off and Wales will settle for three games in successive months.
The pro looks off to his right, hands on his hips, as though supervising his athletes.
QB looks off DB and passes the football (with intensity) to R near a cone whenever a window opens.
I hear the Spanish, French and Turkish tourist boards are putting out one which paints a truer picture of British holidays after the schools break up: "No sun, no motorway journey without a five-hour delay, no option when it rains but to visit a steam railway, no kids allowed in pubs unless they eat their chicken nuggets and chips in under 30 minutes and are prepared to take filthy looks off landlords if they make a noise.
Pessimistic boss Marco Kurz is fearing second-season syndrome following their excellent seventh-placed finish as they have lost top scorer Srdjan Lakic and Israeli replacement Itay Shechter looks off the pace at the moment.
The proposed transfer to Colchester United looks off and Brazier could be part of the Bluebirds squad for an Avon Combination match at Loftus Road.
Steve looks off to the side distractedly, while the girl gazes blankly into the lens.
It enables us to use a three-man rotation to post up a player in the power triangle, to use a four-man rotation to post up a player who has a mismatch, and to go into a five-man post rotation that will give everyone a chance to operate on the post as well as afford good perimeter looks off down screens.
Granted, she can't help it if a horse of hers sweats up in the parade ring and looks off colour, as that type will drift even it's trained by his holiness Father Fiddlesbury.
But the colts' Classic looks off the agenda for City Of Troy, who was one of the first beaten.
Spaniard Javi Moreno looks off the pace, so Allardyce has turned to Jancker, who has scored just two goals in 33 games in Italy.