out of context meaning

  "out of context" in a sentence
[American slang]
[of an utterance or the report of an action] removed from the surrounding context of the event, thereby misrepresenting the intent of the utterance or report. (Typically: be ~; lift something ~; quote someone or something ~; take something ~.)
  You took her remarks out of context! You're the dishonest person, not her!


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  1. his heart bled over certain phrases taken out of context.
  2. i tell them, " you re taking it all out of context
  3. no, it's not funny . i'm taking it out of context
  4. don't quote my words out of context
  5. and have been quoted out of context

Related Words

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  2. out of commission meaning
  3. out of conceit with meaning
  4. out of condition meaning
  5. out of consideration meaning
  6. out of control meaning
  7. out of countenance meaning
  8. out of course meaning
  9. out of court meaning
  10. out of courtesy meaning
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