13.12 hors de = out of

Hors de is not used as a "stand-alone-preposition", but often it is used as part of a certain phrase or idiom.

hors de = out of
hors de question = out of question
Il est hors de question de renoncer à cet argent.
  It is out of question to runciate the money.
hors de danger = out of danger
Maintenant il est hors de danger.
  He is now out of danger.
hors de contexte = out of context
Hors de contexte, on ne peut pas savoir ce que ça veut dire.
  Out of the context on cannot know, what it means.
hors de propos = out of turn
Ce qu' il a dit, était hors de propos.
  What he says, was out of turn.
hors d' haleine = out of breath
Après avoir couru dix kilomètres, il était hors d' haleine.
  After having run 10 kilometer, he was out of breath.

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