out of one's depthRate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
To be in a situation which one is poorly prepared or unprepared to handle.

The team's first game was against the league champions; they were out of their depth and knew it.

Translation

Find a translation for the out of one's depth phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to out of one's depth

Discuss this out of one's depth phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this out of one's depth definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"out of one's depth." Phrases.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Nov. 2017. <http://www.phrases.net/phrase/out-of-one%27s-depth_5902>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!