out of or beyond one's depth

out of or beyond one's depth
idi out of or beyond one's depth
beyond one's knowledge or capability

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • beyond one's depth — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Over your head in water; in water too deep to touch bottom. * /Jack wasn t a good swimmer and nearly drowned when he drifted out beyond his depth./ 2. In or into something too difficult for you; beyond your understanding… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beyond one's depth — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Over your head in water; in water too deep to touch bottom. * /Jack wasn t a good swimmer and nearly drowned when he drifted out beyond his depth./ 2. In or into something too difficult for you; beyond your understanding… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beyond one's depth — or out of one s depth phrasal beyond the limits of one s capabilities < an actor who is clearly out of his depth in serious drama > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beyond one's depth — phrasal or out of one s depth 1. : in water that is deeper than one s height 2. : beyond the limit of one s mental capability …   Useful english dictionary

  • beyond\ one's\ depth — adj or adv. phr. 1. Over your head in water; in water too deep to touch bottom. Jack wasn t a good swimmer and nearly drowned when he drifted out beyond his depth. 2. In or into something too difficult for you; beyond your understanding or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of one's depth — phrasal see beyond one s depth * * * out of one s depth 1. In water where one cannot touch bottom with one s head above the surface, or too deep for one s safety 2. In a situation, etc beyond one s understanding • • • Main Entry: ↑depth * * * in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of one's depth — phrasal see beyond one s depth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out of one's depth — ► out of one s depth 1) in water too deep to stand in. 2) in a situation beyond one s capabilities. Main Entry: ↑depth …   English terms dictionary

  • out of one's depth — 1》 in water too deep to stand in. 2》 in a situation beyond one s capabilities. → depth …   English new terms dictionary

  • depth — depthless, adj. /depth/, n. 1. a dimension taken through an object or body of material, usually downward from an upper surface, horizontally inward from an outer surface, or from top to bottom of something regarded as one of several layers. 2.… …   Universalium

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