rule something out of court

rule something out of court
rule/throw sth out of ˈcourt idiom
to say that sth is completely wrong or not worth considering, especially in a trial

The charges were thrown out of court.

Well that's my theory ruled out of court.

Main entry:courtidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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