out of one's depth
phrasal see beyond one's depth

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  • out of one's depth — adjective a) To be in a situation which one is poorly prepared or unprepared to handle. The teams first game was against the league champions; they were out of their depth and knew it. b) To be in water so deep that one cannot stand up and a may… …   Wiktionary

  • out of one's element — {adv. phr.} Outside of your natural surroundings; where you do not belong or fit in. * /Wild animals are out of their element in cages./ * /Chris is out of his element in singing class./ Compare: OUT OF PLACE, BEYOND ONE S DEPTH. Contrast: IN ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's element — {adv. phr.} Outside of your natural surroundings; where you do not belong or fit in. * /Wild animals are out of their element in cages./ * /Chris is out of his element in singing class./ Compare: OUT OF PLACE, BEYOND ONE S DEPTH. Contrast: IN ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's league — adjective a) In a situation in which one is mismatched with one or more others, whose accomplishments, preparedness, or other characteristics are on a significantly higher or lower level than ones own. He has an unwitting instructor in his cocky …   Wiktionary

  • beyond one's depth — or out of one s depth phrasal beyond the limits of one s capabilities < an actor who is clearly out of his depth in serious drama > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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