informal Be involved in something that is beyond one’s capacity to deal with: when I became a graduate student I knew at once I was in over my head
More example sentences
- How do you decide when you are in over your head in a work-related situation?
- I began with the tutorial missions and realized I was definitely in over my head.
- The overwhelming impression I get from Firewarrior is that of being constantly in over my head.
Definition of be in over one's head in:
- The US English dictionary