out of circulation

out of circulation
if someone is out of circulation they are no longer taking part in social activities.

Work on my latest book has kept me out of circulation for the past few months.


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  • out of circulation — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not out in the company of friends, other people, and groups; not active; not joining in what others are doing. * /John has a job after school and is out of circulation with his friends./ Contrast: IN CIRCULATION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of circulation — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not out in the company of friends, other people, and groups; not active; not joining in what others are doing. * /John has a job after school and is out of circulation with his friends./ Contrast: IN CIRCULATION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of circulation — In or out of general use, activity, etc ● circulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of circulation — index rare Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out\ of\ circulation — adj. phr. informal Not out in the company of friends, other people, and groups; not active; not joining in what others are doing. John has a job after school and is out of circulation with his friends. Contrast: in circulation …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of circulation —    Someone who is out of circulation is unavailable or not joining in activities with others.     I m going to do a summer course in New York, so I ll be out of circulation for a while …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • out of circulation — not visiting, don t get around    I ve been out of circulation. I ve been studying …   English idioms

  • out of circulation — not active, not joining in what others are doing He has a new girlfriend so he will probably be out of circulation for awhile …   Idioms and examples

  • out of circulation — not in circulation, not available to the general public; married, engaged …   English contemporary dictionary

  • out of circulation —    menstruating    Female usage, often to a male, with imagery from the lending library …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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