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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Bamford played the full 90 minutes of Boro's play-off final defeat but looked off the pace as he struggled to overcome an ankle injury sustained in the league game against Norwich at Carrow Road.
Keane missed two months with a groin injury but has returned in recent weeks and played 90 minutes at the weekend, albeit he looked off the pace.
The winger will sign until the end of the season with a view to a permanent mov The deal looked off last week when Villa boss Paul Lambert claimed it was dead but the clubs revived talks earlier this week.
Murray, the world number three, looked off his game as he fell to a 6-3 6-4 loss against Tipsarevic on the opening day of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
The Gorgie outfit looked off the pace against Rangers and it was a far cry from the memorable victory against Celtic six days previously when Hearts booked their place in a Scottish Cup Final against Hibs.
However, once more Denis Betts' men looked off the pace on the resumption and tries from Elliot Cosgrove and Dominic Brambani saw the Rams regain the lead at 28-24.
Schumacher, by contrast, has looked off the pace after three years of retirement, out-qualified by his team mate and compatriot Nico Rosberg in all three races and failing to finish the last.
The rusty Quay tired on the heavy pitch and looked off the pace after having their last two matches wrecked by weather.
I heard some splashing below the bridge and when I looked off the side I could see the seal wrestling with a fish.
Murray looked off the pace through the second set, which was won by Roddick in under half an hour, but the world number four looked a different man in the decider and wrapped up the win in 95 minutes at Qi Zhong Tennis Stadium.
Van der Sar looked off his best against Celtic in the Champions League and was beaten quite easily for the first goal and caught by the second.
Wenger must also decide whether to risk Cameroon's Olympic Games gold medallist Lauren who still looked off the pace on his return against Villa.
Wallace's form has dipped this season, underlined when he missed a string of chances against PSV Eindhoven and looked off the pace against Valencia.
Although Van Persie started on the bench, he came on just after the hour for Wayne Rooney, who looked off the pace all night.
The Gorgie outfit looked off the pace against Gers and it was a far cry from the memorable victory against Celtic six days previously when Hearts booked their place in a Scottish Cup Final against Hibs.