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Out of the loop

DEFINITION

Kept uninformed. NBot up-to-date on the current situation. Not involved in a specific task or undertaking. Purposefully kept innocent of nefarious plans. ‘Loop’ signals a line of knowledge and you have been kept out of part or all of it on purpose or by accident. (Compare to Clueless. Opposite of In the loop.)

“They convicted the politician of accepting bribes, but not his wife as she was out of the loop.”

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