over one's head

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over one’s head

  1. (idiomatic) More complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension.
    This is way over my head. Can you explain it more simply?
  2. (idiomatic) More than one can handle; too much (especially in over one’s head).
    I’m in over my head on this project. Can you help?
  3. (idiomatic, sports) Performing at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.
    He just shot a spectacularly over his head round of golf and beat all of us.

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