How to use Out-of-the-question in a sentence
Otherwise, it had looked as if further education was out of the question.
Protesting was out of the question.
She wanted to think he was talking about more than her powers, but such an idea was out of the question.
Driving was out of the question as the mid-morning parade, scheduled to begin in a few minutes, was forming on Main Street, which was now closed to traffic.
Calling Mrs. Langstrom would probably have been their best lead, but that was out of the question.Advertisement
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Marriage was out of the question with him, and, judged in the light of Stella's dignity and womanliness, this ardent and unreasoning display of passion was beyond comprehension.
There he was joined by the Austrian advance guard, and together they decided to accept battle - indeed they had no alternative, as the roads in rear were so choked with traffic that retreat was out of the question.
Now at Caesarea this was out of the question.
From an investigation of all the observations upon Mercury and the other three interior planets, Simon Newcomb found it almost out of the question that any such mass of matter could exist without changing either the figure of the sun itself or the motion of the planes of the orbits of either Mercury or Venus.Advertisement
Four murders are getting a lot of interest but those are out of the question too.
The Australian Corps also successfully attained its first objectives, though not till later in the evening, so that the exploitation of their success on this day proved out of the question.
As James Otis's vigour and influence declined, Adams took a more and more prominent place in the revolutionary councils; and, contrary to the opinion of Otis and Benjamin Franklin, he declared that colonial representation in parliament was out of the question and advised against any form of compromise.
Under the circumstances, the late hour, the failing light and the lack of information as to events on the left wing, immediate pursuit was out of the question.
We may put out of the question the Scandinavian sea-rovers who sailed to Greenland about the 10th century.Advertisement
Active surgical treatment of such a tumour is out of the question.
But the calamitous situation of England at the moment of his death, on the 19th of October 1216, was in the main his work; and while he lived a national reaction in favour of the dynasty was out of the question.
Both schemes appeared practically impossible; potassium cost about L 1 7 per lb, gave a very small yield and was dangerous to manipulate, while on the other hand, the only source of electric current then available was the primary battery, and zinc as a store of industrial energy was utterly out of the question.
This seemed all the more evident, as at that time financial reasons made the construction of a costly Nile dam out of the question.
If it were possible to sterilize the must prior to pitching with pure yeast no doubt better results might be obtained, but this appears to be out of the question inasmuch as the heating of the must which sterilization involves is not a practicable operation.Advertisement
Notwithstanding this an agreement did not appear to be out of the question.
Removing or degrading that absolute right is out of the question.
Under such circumstances an elaborate tactical organization employing different species of arms, or the execution of a comprehensive plan of campaign, was out of the question.
It is sufficient to say that there is absolutely nothing within the covers of Rabelais's works incompatible with an orthodoxy which would be recognized as sufficient by Christendom at large, leaving out of the question those points of doctrine and practice on which Christians differ.
He describes the stoneless Walachian plain, with its rich pastures, its crops of maize and millet, and woods so symmetrically planted and carefully kept by Brancovan's orders that hiding in them was out of the question.Advertisement
For example, if you are on bedrest, going for a long walk is out of the question.
Let's say that marriage is out of the question for this guy and his alternative is not acceptable to you.
Such an expedient may be justified by the doubtful future of mining centres, but would be out of the question for permanent water supply.
But this action has been recently worked up with such completeness of detail by Radau, Newcomb and Brown, that the possibility of any unknown term seems out of the question.
Of course, the meal left by the process was so tainted with carbon bisulphide that it was absolutely out of the question to use the extracted meal as cattle food.Advertisement
The American Tertiary flora is so large, and the geology of the deposits is so intricate, that it is out of the question to discuss them more fully within the limits of this article.
Abortion was out of the question as far as she was concerned, and nothing Cade might say would change her mind.
To allow oil drainage we use a plastic lattice type separator which meant vacuum pick-up was out of the question.
Ask Denisov whether it is not out of the question for a cadet to demand satisfaction of his regimental commander?
Leave me out of the question.Advertisement
From the point of view of the old countess and of society it was out of the question for her to refuse him.
It was out of the question to be under French rule, it would be the worst thing that could happen.
And as long as my sister Natasha was engaged to her brother it was of course out of the question for me to think of marrying her.
A - The purchase of a freehold or leasehold is almost certainly out of the question.
You have to have an expert come in and clean it when it's time, so saving money with DIY kits is out of the question.Advertisement
If you don't happen to live in California, Montana, Wyoming or such places where geothermal systems are located, does this mean geothermal energy is out of the question for you?
The color black is out of the question unless it is one of the bridal party colors, such as for a formal evening event, or if it is part of a pattern.
White, cream and anything close are out of the question for most mothers.
Hiring a wedding planner is usually out of the question if you need to keep costs at a bare minimum.
While sending out several different types of wedding invitation cards is usually out of the question (not to mention economically unwise), you can rest assured that the style you do end up using will really reflect the theme beautifully.Advertisement
While a T-shirt isn't a likely match for a pair of trouser jeans, it's certainly not out of the question either.
This is not to say that showering will be out of the question.
While repeat visits are likely out of the question if this was solely a one trip deal, that doesn't mean you can't recreate the magic of your cut back in your home state.
For example, if the upper limit on cost is just $500, a flawless full carat ring with a platinum band is out of the question.
Scorpio's jealousy may rattle him to the core; hence, as a protective measure, forgiveness is often out of the question.Advertisement
The palace already had a reputation for being haunted, and it's history suggests that a haunting is not out of the question.
If your child is having difficulty finding a traditional part-time job, however, this does not mean earning his own money is out of the question.
This means that buying two or three pairs may, depending on your budget, be out of the question.
No alcohol is allowed on the diet, as well as no solid food, so eating away from the house is pretty much out of the question unless you own a lot of thermoses.
In times past, women didn't wear pants, so pajamas done in that style were clearly out of the question.
Teen party themes are generally more subtle and less structured than children's parties, but that doesn't mean that themes are out of the question.
This will be welcome on a hot summer day when sitting down to a hot and heavy meal is out of the question.
She managed to keep her pregnancy secret until an abortion was out of the question and Donnie was born.