Out of the question

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British pronunciation/ˌaʊtəv ðə kwˈɛstʃən/
American pronunciation/ˌaʊɾəv ðə kwˈɛstʃən/
out of the question
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not allowed or possible

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out of the question definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "out of the question" and when to use it?

The idiom "out of the question" is used to convey that something is not even a possibility, is completely unfeasible, or is definitively not allowed or considered. Its origin is not precisely documented, but it's a common expression used to emphasize that a particular idea, plan, or action is ruled out from the start, without any chance of happening.

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Considering his severe allergies, having a pet with fur was out of the question for him.
The proposal to extend the project's deadline was out of the question, as it was already behind schedule.
When asked about a promotion, he realized it was out of the question since he lacked the necessary qualifications.
Going on vacation this summer is out of the question due to work commitments.
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