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out of your depth

C2 not having the ​knowledge, ​experience, or ​skills to ​deal with a ​particularsubject or ​situation: I was out of my depth in the ​advancedclass, so I ​moved to the ​intermediateclass. in ​water that is so ​deep that it goes over ​yourhead when you are ​standing: I'm not a ​strongswimmer, so I ​prefer not to go out of my depth.
(Definition of out of your depth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “out of your depth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无法驾驭,不能胜任, 淹没头顶,没过头顶…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無法駕馭,不能勝任, 淹沒頭頂,沒過頭頂…
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