out of the frame

out of the frame
out of the frame informal phrase
not involved in something, or not being considered for something

With Steve out of the frame, I knew I had a chance with Sarah.

Thesaurus: not involved in somethingsynonym
Main entry: frame

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out of the frame
Brit informal : no longer in the position of being considered for something

a job candidate who is out of the frame

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Main Entry:frame

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • (be) out of the frame — be in/out of the ˈframe idiom be taking part/not taking part in sth • We won our match, so we re still in the frame for the championship. Main entry: ↑frameidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in (or out of) the frame — be (or not be) eligible. ↘be wanted (or not wanted) by the police. → frame …   English new terms dictionary

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