Definition of 'off balance'
Example sentences containing 'off balance'
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This helped put a value on the debt and got it off balance sheets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is less messing around with off balance sheet spending. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The other problem is that the securities are held off balance sheet in tax havens. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the other hand, we still had much debt on and off balance sheet which we had to try to reduce. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)
Translations for 'off balance'
British English: off-balance ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is off-balance, they can easily fall or be knocked over because they are not standing firmly.
He tried to use his own weight to push his opponent off but he was off balance.
Definition of off balance from the Collins English Dictionary
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