A: Could I hand in my paper a few days later?
B: I'm afraid that's out of the question.
A: You mean the paper must be handed in in no time?
B: That's right.
out of the question
exp. Not possible; having no chance. （不可能的，不值得考虑的）
e.g. We've sunk too much time and money into this project as it is, so starting again from scratch is out of the question.
e.g. I'm sorry, having a party here is absolutely out of the question.
e.g. Mrs. Norris was sorry to say that the little girl's staying with them, at least as things then was, was quite out of the question.
e.g. You know as to an attachment of that kind, it is quite out of the question.
1. hand in ：提交，交上
广东快乐十分e.g. I do not know when she can hand in her school assignment.
e.g. We should give them notice to hand in the applications before Friday.
2. in no time：立刻，很快
e.g. Waldheim was likely to get that word around in no time.
e.g. I' m sure an antifebrile injection will bring your fever down in no time.
3. a few days later：几天后
e.g. A few days later he made an about-face.
e。g。 He was sent away and, a few days later, brought back, like the bad halfpenny。