Please clarify the following sentence:
“The cadence of her voice is off. “
Does it imply that the cadence is off of the rhythm or what is it off of?
Thanks in advance.
future332Does it imply that the cadence is off of the rhythm or what is it off of?
The cadence is the rhythm — and the stress patterns.
future332“The cadence of her voice is off. “
There is something wrong with the cadence of her voice. It should sound different than it does.
In the following examples "is off" indicates something is/was wrong.
The comedian tried to tell a joke, but it flopped. His timing was off.
You might start having sleep problems if your circadian rhythm is off.
Bad mileage can be a sign that the mixture of air and fuel is off.
"Not up to standard; below a normal or satisfactory level: Your pitching is off today."
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