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out of keeping with (something)
Inappropriate to or inconsistent with the traits or characteristics of a particular thing, place, or situation. Their behavior, even if not illegal, is completely out of keeping with the standards we expect from our players, and they have been suspended from the league indefinitely as a result. The work she has been doing is out of keeping with what was agreed upon in the contract.
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out of keeping (with something)
[of something said or some behavior] failing to fit in with something. This kind of thing is completely out of keeping with our standards of behavior. That is quite out of keeping with your statement of yesterday.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
out of ˈkeeping (with something)not appropriate or expected in a particular situation; not in agreement with something: Her remarks were quite out of keeping with the formality of the occasion.
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