informal On the wrong track; mistaken: you’re way off beam on this one
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- George Orwell wasn't wrong about much but he was way off beam with his famously jaundiced view of sport.
- In order to spare you any possible disappointment, I should say up front that Robinson is wrong - utterly and mind-bogglingly off beam.
- I believe ‘Neighbours’ became a preferred route only later in her development, so to claim that now as the basis for the management split seems way off beam to my thinking.
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