off target

off target
phrasal not valid ; inaccurate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • off target — 1 : not correct or accurate Her accusations are way off target. 2 : not likely to reach a goal We are off target in terms of sales this quarter. • • • Main Entry: ↑target …   Useful english dictionary

  • off target — ► on (or off) target succeeding (or not succeeding) in hitting or achieving the thing aimed at. Main Entry: ↑target …   English terms dictionary

  • off-target — 1. adjective Away from a target 2. adverb Away from a target …   Wiktionary

  • off-target — …   Useful english dictionary

  • on (or off) target — succeeding (or not succeeding) in hitting or achieving the thing aimed at. → target …   English new terms dictionary

  • target — ► NOUN 1) a person, object, or place selected as the aim of an attack. 2) a board marked with concentric circles, aimed at in archery or shooting. 3) an objective or result towards which efforts are directed: a sales target. ► VERB (targeted,… …   English terms dictionary

  • off-center — [adj] wide adrift, askew, astray, far off, inaccurate, off course, off target, off the mark, stray; concepts 581,583 …   New thesaurus

  • target — 1. (target) (859↑, 140↓) A store that prides itself on working people to death. Clock in at Target and you have no idea when you re actually getting off, scheduled hours mean nothing. They have a bizarre alphabet soup way of describing everyone s …   Urban English dictionary

  • target — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sb/sth that you try to destroy, hurt, steal, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ favourite/favorite, frequent, important, likely, natural, obvious, perfect, possible, potential …   Collocations dictionary

  • target — I UK [ˈtɑː(r)ɡɪt] / US [ˈtɑrɡət] noun [countable] Word forms target : singular target plural targets *** 1) an object that you have to hit in a game or a sport on/off target (= accurate or not accurate): Few players managed to get their shots on… …   English dictionary

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