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a bit beyond (one's) ken

Advanced beyond one's ability to understand or make sense of the subject matter or task at hand. The stuff they're teaching in this advanced math class is a bit beyond my ken.
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beyond (one's) ken

Advanced beyond one's ability to understand or make sense of the subject matter or task at hand. The stuff they're teaching in this advanced math class is beyond my ken.
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beyond one's ken

outside the extent of one's knowledge or understanding. Why she married that shiftless drunkard is beyond our ken. His mean attitude to others is quite beyond my ken.
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be beyond somebody's ken

if a particular subject is beyond your ken, you do not understand it or know much about it Don't talk to me about finance - it's beyond my ken. Most of Derrida's work is beyond the ken of the average student.
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The Ken Sharma Awards honor the companies around the world that have revolutionized their organizations through supply chain optimization.
This vision is at the heart of what we do and the purpose of honoring our customers with the Ken Sharma Awards for Excellence.
Ken Sharma's impact on the development of supply chain planning - and the future of business - continues to resonate today.
Both of us were fortunate enough to grow up in rural America, so we can now truly appreciate country fresh living," said Ken, co-founder of Dave and Ken's Country Store, Inc.
Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Resort today announced the sale of the property to Ken Corporation, a Japanese-based corporation specializing in asset management, real estate investment, international real estate, office and retail real estate, property management, and residential leasing.
Established in 1972, Ken Corporation is based in Tokyo with an affiliate office in Los Angeles, Calif.