over one's head

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More complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..
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This is way over my head. Can you explain it more simply?.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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over one's headPerforming at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.
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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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