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1. Lit. outside the boundaries of the playing area. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; go ~.) The ball went out-of-bounds just at the end of the game. The whistle blew when Juan went out-of-bounds.
2. and *off-limits Fig. forbidden. (*Typically: be ~.) This area is off-limits. You can't go in there. Don't go there. It's out-of-bounds. That kind of behavior is off-limits. Stop it!
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Common mistake: Player A drops the ball two club lengths from the nearest out-of-bounds stake.
You must cut off the dogleg, but to hit over the out-of-bounds you must have great discipline and presence.
What the critics try to say is that sexuality should be out-of-bounds as serious academic inquiry.
Does the field provide enough out-of-bounds room for safe stopping?
Sign up for a mountain experience instructor to guide you out-of-bounds, including an early morning run from the tram before the mountain opens.
Have we ruled anti-Semitism out-of-bounds in our lives?
If plants start growing out-of-bounds, you can prune wayward stems and pinch growing tips to slow vertical growth.
My game has double faults, net balls, out-of-bounds shots, and other blunders.
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Matthews had a hit out-of-bounds on Kaepernick midway through the second quarter, and 49ers left tackle Joe Staley made contact with Matthews after the play and received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
The zones are out-of-bounds for civilians without a permit.
To compensate, the dogleg 17th with its out-of-bounds along the left is a belter of a 610-yarder, while there are no gifts among the par threes.