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be in over your head

informal
to be involved in a difficult situation that you cannot get out of: Sean tried to pay his gambling debts, but he was in over his head.
Translations of “be in over your head”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷入麻煩無法脫身…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷入麻烦无法脱身…
(Definition of be in over your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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