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    off base

    meaning?

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    Re: off base

    Means that someone made a guess or assumption and they're completely wrong.

    "You're 23 years old, right?"
    "No, man, you're way off base. I'm only 18."


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    Re: off base

    It is a baseball term. Step off the base and be tagged out. Out of line. Out of control. Incorrect.

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