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off balance

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Definition of off balance in English:

adjective

Not even, stable, or in correct proportions: slightly off-balance performances by the show’s leads an addiction that could destroy his already off-balance existence
More example sentences
  • The six dancers engaged in aerobic off-balance slides and falls, as if being kicked to the ground.
  • They're worried and off-balance.
  • He's a little confused and a little off-balance, but he knows his routine and heads to his car.

Phrases

throw (or catch) someone off balance

1
Make someone unsteady and in danger of falling: the big man was thrown off balance by his own weight
1.1Surprise someone by doing something unexpected: the enemy were caught off balance by the shock of the attack

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