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be in over your head

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