Student or Learner
Would you tell me whether I am right about my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentences?
He knew that what he was now doing marked a turning point in his life – it was out of line with everything that had preceded it. (F. S. Fitzgerald, “Tender Is the Night”)
I thought your behavior at the meeting was a bit out of line.
out of line = irrelevant, improper, unacceptable, discrepant
The last remark was out of line.
Sorry if I was out of line last evening.
out of line = insolent, impudent, unabashed
Thanks for your efforts.