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Out of kilter

Greek translation: δεν ανταποκρίνεται σε/δεν συμφωνεί με

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English term or phrase:Out of kilter
Greek translation:δεν ανταποκρίνεται σε/δεν συμφωνεί με
Entered by: Ioanna Daskalopoulou
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22:43 Jul 12, 2008
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English term or phrase: Out of kilter
the idea of older women as high risk is the main reason for the rise in intervention and this could be out of kilter with the actual risk faced by these mothers
Ioanna Daskalopoulou
Greece
Local time: 08:23
δεν ανταποκρίνεται σε/δεν συμφωνεί με
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out of kilter

Also, out of whack. Not properly adjusted, not working well, out of order. For example, This whole schedule is out of kilter with the rest of our projects, or The wheels on the trailer are out of whack. The first term, also spelled kelter, dates from the early 1600s and its origin is not known. The precise allusion of the variant, a colloquial term dating from the late 1800s, is also unclear. Possibly it relates to a whack, or blow, throwing something off, or some suggest, to wacky, that is, "crazy."
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xxxd_vachliot
Local time: 08:23
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Ευχαριστώ πολύ. Δυσκολεύτηκα με αυτόν τον όρο!
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out of kilter
δεν ανταποκρίνεται σε/δεν συμφωνεί με


Explanation:
From Answers.com

out of kilter

Also, out of whack. Not properly adjusted, not working well, out of order. For example, This whole schedule is out of kilter with the rest of our projects, or The wheels on the trailer are out of whack. The first term, also spelled kelter, dates from the early 1600s and its origin is not known. The precise allusion of the variant, a colloquial term dating from the late 1800s, is also unclear. Possibly it relates to a whack, or blow, throwing something off, or some suggest, to wacky, that is, "crazy."


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xxxd_vachliot
Local time: 08:23
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Ευχαριστώ πολύ. Δυσκολεύτηκα με αυτόν τον όρο!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Eleni Makantani
8 hrs
  -> Ευχαριστώ, Ελένη.

agree  Danae Ferri
8 hrs
  -> Ευχαριστώ, Δανάη.
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