wide of the mark
fall wide of the mark
Far from the target or the thing aimed at.
Что-то за пределами ожиданий, далеко от назначеной цели.
James threw a stone at the cat but it went wide of the mark.
The price offered was wide of the mark - it was sold for ten times more!
Предложенная цена была далека от действительности – продали в десять раз дороже!
Far from the truth; incorrect.
You were wide of the mark when you said I did it, because Bill did it.
An unexpected gift or gain of sizeable proportion.
The unexpected retroactive pay raise was a most welcome windfall.