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Definition of off-base in English:

informal Mistaken: the boy is way off-base
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  • In reflecting on what I wrote yesterday about all the American soldiers being war criminals, I realize that I was way off base.
  • I thought your editing was off base, by the way, as are most of your long-winded comments on this site.
  • I'd say the comparisons to Nazis and Hitler are not only off base, but a blatant attempt to further demonize America and its troops.
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