Idiom of the day : (14 Nov 2017)

✔ Wide of the mark


■ Meaning:

If something is wide of the mark, it isn’t true or accurate, or it misses the target.

■ For example:

  • The manager expected sales to double this year, but his prediction was wide of the mark. They only increased by ten per cent.
  • Ronaldo’s first shot was wide of the mark, but his second one went right into the back of the net for a goal.