out of one's way

out of one's way
Not in the direct route that one would normally use.

I gave him a lift, even though his house was a little out of my way.

Ant: on the way, on ones way
Used to order someone to give one clear passage.

Out of my way!


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  • out of one's way — See: OUT OF THE WAY(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Out of harm's way — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. * /Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S WAY. Contrast: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. * /Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S WAY. Contrast: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

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