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Out of whack


Awry, broken. Strange. ‘Whack’ might suggest the need to whack or hit a machine to make it run more smoothly. (Compare to Out of kilter, Out of joint or Out of sync.)

 “The weird noise coming from your computer makes me think something is out of whack with it.”

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