Can anyone show me the different between
His health is out of the question, so he has to be examined at once
My health is out of question, so I don't have to be examined
"Out of the question" means cannot be considered.
We're not walking two miles just to save five dollars. That is out of the question.
"Out of question" is an expression I've never heard. Something that is "beyond question" or "unquestionable" is something that has been proven and cannot be challenged.
His ability to write well is beyond question. He is the author of twelve important reference books.
I really don't understand the meaning, too. But one of my books use that structure
So, how about out of question?
Out of the question means not possible.
He asked me to lend him $100, I told him it was out of the question.
out of question is not used.
His behaviour in the deal was above question.
Last edited by curmudgeon; 02-Dec-2006 at 13:10.
so what above question means?
If you actions or a situation are above question then they/it are/is correct and without fault. There is no need to question them/it.
'My health is above question...'
'My health is beyond question...'
Thanks Ron Bee, I tried using (or use?) the formal English so that's why I didn't put any 's' to mine, anyway, thanks for reminding.
Can anybody show me should I use try+v-ing or try+inf in this case or not?