To be unable of hitting the target accurately, to hold horrible plan


  • This idiom got fame in the early 20th century in all over the US. It refers to baseball pitchers who couldn’t throw a ball into the strike region. Certainly, the side of a barn is a wide area, and if we cannot hit something as big as barn, our pitching arm must be poor.  

Don’t worry about being the intention for opposition team in today’s game. They can’t hit the side of a barn.

Submitted on February 25, 2019


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