out of sequence


: not in order
After she dropped the photographs, they were out of sequence.

Examples of out of sequence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That catalog proved critical because, as with most movies, scenes were shot out of sequence. Marco Della Cava, USA TODAY, 22 June 2022 The examples used are plucked out of sequence from a lifetime of pitting his body against the seemingly unendurable. New York Times, 28 Jan. 2022 There was just one problem – two of the New York Giants’ rings were out of sequence. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 7 Feb. 2023 For Kammerer, who comes from the theater, acting scenes out of sequence was a new experience. Partner Content, Variety, 29 Dec. 2022 But the herky-jerky rhythm — with scenes sometimes out of sequence — fascinated and bewildered audiences. Jonathan Kandell, New York Times, 13 Sep. 2022 Its answer is to narrate the life of its protagonist, a Florentine ophthalmologist named Marco Carrera, out of sequence. The New Yorker, 14 Mar. 2022 Hoffman’s storyline happens out of sequence because Meise tells more than the history of oppression. Armond White, National Review, 11 Mar. 2022 Ask questions out of sequence. Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Oct. 2021 See More

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“Out of sequence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20sequence. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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