above (one's) head

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above (one's) head

Being too advanced or difficult for one to be able to comprehend, understand, or complete; beyond one's abilities. I thought I could handle this advanced math class, but the stuff we're learning is just way above my head.
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above your head

beyond your ability to understand.
See also: above, head
References in classic literature ?
As yet the King and Queen had not come, but all the other benches were full of people, rising head above head high aloft till it made the eye dizzy to look upon them.
And to the crowd's delight, Sotto, literally standing out and above head and shoulders over his peers, was fielded in midway through the third quarter with Ateneo trailing big.
Tenders are invited for Open Well Sumersible Mono Set Specification 25 Hp, 415V, 3 Phase Ac Supply, 50Hz, Rated 3 Star And Above Head Between 45 - 72 Mtrs.
Despite the defenders hand being above head height Referee David Ricketts waved away the appeals and the chance was gone.
It takes just 10 years for trees to grow well above head height, so communities could be enjoying the rewards sooner than you'd think, as well as creating a lasting, living legacy for future generations.
The blustery conditions did little to help either team make use of the ball above head height and so play was attempted along the ground.
He said in his petition that SC has recently ordered for initiation of proceedings against former president Pervez Musharraf under article 6 and the persons nominated in Bannu jail incident are not above head of the state.
Team spokesman Graham O'Hanlon said: "Conditions on the moor were extremely difficult with high winds creating drifts above head height engulfing the entire road.
The amount of exporter's funds held up under the above head have created financial crunch for the exporters and they are unable to increase their exports.
How about smartening the place up (and cleaning/painting the mucky mushroom at above head height)?
In a narrow hallway, above head height will stop children and adults walking or running into them, but a lower rail will encourage little ones to hang up their own coats.
Toss high above head, turn all the way around (360[degrees]), catch
The hood is highly compatible with a filtering face mask, while middle-finger loops prevent the sleeves from riding up so that work may be carried out above head height.
Any player can go in the area, goals can be scored from anywhere, and the ball can even go above head height
Swing the weight back to standing original position above head and repeat.