over one's head

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Performing at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.
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He just shot a spectacularly over his head round of golf and beat all of us.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..
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