English version

off-balance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoff-balanceˌoff-ˈbalance, off balance adjective [not before noun]  1 BALANCEin an unsteady position and likely to fallthrow/knock/push etc somebody off-balance The sudden movement of the ship knocked them both off balance.2 catch/throw somebody off-balance
Examples from the Corpus
off-balanceUnfortunately, Joan catches Victor slightly off-balance and he falls against a wall, bruising his arm slightly.He dragged her backwards and off-balance, and then kept her moving so that she couldn't recover.Tucker made a spectacular off-balance catch to end the game.I was off-balance, falling forward, lurching with giant strides, certain that the next step would end in a nosedive.Simon followed his own miss with an off-balance floater to tie the score at 75-75.Their lead swelled to 46-41 when Jamar Curry made an off-balance jumper with 17: 06 left.She was off-balance - nothing she could do to prevent herself from turning towards him as his grip pulled her in.But Abdur-Rahim missed an off-balance shot and Jelani McCoy grabbed the loose ball.
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