What is the meaning of the phrase “out of the question”?

When someone uses the idiom “that is out of the question”, it means that there is no possibility of a specific thing happening. Something synonymous with the phrase “out of the question” is “impossible”, or even “no possibility of such a thing”.

Example of “out of the question” in a sentence

Joe: "Lets go to San Francisco for the weekend."
Bob: "That's out of the question.  I'm too busy
to go anywhere."

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