out of step

out of step  {adv.} or  {adj. phr.}
1. Not in step; not matching strides or keeping pace with another or others.
George always marches out of step with the music.
2. Out of harmony; not keeping up. — Often followed by "with".
Just because you don't smoke, it doesn't mean you are out of step with other boys and girls your age.
Contrast: IN STEP.
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