above (one's) bend(redirected from above your bend)
above (one's) bend
Exceeding one's knowledge or ability. Lifting that heavy box is definitely above my bend—my arms are too scrawny for that! He's a great handyman but electrical work is above his bend. I thought I could handle this advanced math class, but the stuff we're learning is just way above my bend.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
above one's bendand above one's huckleberry
Rur. beyond one's ability. Fixing those new cars with computers in them is above my bend. Joe's a good cook, but fancy desserts are above his huckleberry.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.