What does out of line mean?


Idiom Meaning:

behaving inappropriately


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


School of Rock (2003)

Time of Scene: ~00:10:10

Dewey Finn: You don’t have to worry about me because I’m a hard-ass. And if a kid gets out of line, I got no problem smacking them in the head.

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Kim’s Convenience “Frank and Nayoung” (2016)

Time of Scene: ~00:18:30

Janet: I got your text message. Umm… sad face, broken heart, waterfall, waterfall, waterfall, raincloud… and clapping monkey?

Nayoung: So cute. I’m so sorry about lunch with your friend.

Janet: What? No, I’m the one who should be sorry. I was out of line.

Nayoung: Other line?

Janet: Out of line. There’s an imaginary line. And on this side there’s nice people and way over here… that’s me.

Nayoung: I just want to have fun time together.

Janet: I know. It’s just… we’re different.

Nayoung: That’s what I like.

Janet: But sometimes I forget that we don’t need to be the same to be friends.

Nayoung: Oni, I don’t want to be like you.
Janet: Great.



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