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off the charts

1. much more than is usual Basketball's TV income is already off the charts.
2. much better than usual Groncki's newest restaurant is totally off the charts.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of chart (a way of presenting numbers or information in vertical rows)
See also: chart, off
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Benefits equals Cost of Goods being off the charts high
What we think: Though San Francisco's culture meter has gone off the charts with four major museums opening in the last few years, navigating public transit form, say, the avant-garde Contemporary Jewish Museum to the copper-skinned de Young Museum has been next to impossible.
We're also seeing the sales numbers go off the charts in every category and location in the building during peak sales periods.
When one takes into account the unfunded liabilities of Medicare and Social Security (promised spending not covered by revenues, premiums, and co-payments), the spending goes off the charts.
While the capital markets go agog over the few initial public offerings (IPOs) that shoot off the charts, like Google, the fact is that the IPO market is increasingly selective--and critical of offerings that aren't clear winners.
off the charts and a bracing command of racial epithets inherited from her blinkered and bigoted father (James Woods), Kimberly is "too smart for her own good," says Wood.
Another British car import makes a hit with performances that are off the charts.
Viewer feedback for the initial broadcasts have been off the charts," states Patrick Gottsch, president and general manager of RFD Communications.
On the other hand, the dynamic range of the PASs, which measure only particle-bound PAHs, were often exceeded during the monitoring events--the levels detected by the real-time monitors literally went off the charts, exceeding the range of the instruments.
Following the experience, Brian Bost, president/CEO of the Easter Seal Society of the Inland Counties, wrote, "[The campers'] personal self-confidence and self-esteem went so high it was off the charts.
If we hadn't passed the deficit reduction plan last year, the deficit would have been off the charts, up here at $305 billion.
With their combined range, they'd probably knock Mariah Carey right off the charts.
this one is off the charts," said Allen Burke, divisional merchandise manager of Dayton's and Marshall Field's.
Besides searches for confirmation of his death, we saw searches spike off the charts for Osama bin Laden's biography, age, height, wife, and children.