rule something out

rule something out
EXCLUDE, eliminate, disregard; preclude, prohibit, prevent, disallow.
rule

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • throw something out of court — rule/throw sth out of ˈcourt idiom to say that sth is completely wrong or not worth considering, especially in a trial • The charges were thrown out of court. • Well that s my theory ruled out of court. Main entry: ↑courtidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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