way off

way off (base)

Inf. Fig. on the wrong track; completely wrong. I think you're way off base. Try again. Sorry. You are way off. You should just give up.
See also: off, way

way off

verb
See also: off, way
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Weak demand for bank loans, however, made it clear the recovery was still some way off.
Murray said Allison and Deadmarsh are a long way off.