Meaning of “be in over your head” in the English Dictionary

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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.

(Definition of “be in over your head” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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