Idiom of the Week: Go Over Someone’s Head

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Meaning: To not understand something.

Examples:

The teacher explained how to use past perfect tense but it went over all the students’ heads.

My supervisor’s instructions went completely over my head, so I had to ask a co-worker for help.

“I would tell you but I’m afraid it would go over your head,” said the scientist.

 

Pop Quiz:

What’s the best reply to someone who says to you, “That went right over my head“?

A.  “Let me try to explain it in a different way.”

B.  “I’m happy to hear that.”

C. “You’re so stupid!”

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This Feels Like Home

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Marc Nuñez’s Gotham Dance Theater

This Feels Like Home

Artist-in-Residence

Saturday, October 14 at 8:00pm | Speyer Hall | 184 Eldridge St

Sunday, October 15 at 7:00pm | Speyer Hall | 184 Eldridge St

Ticket Information

$15 General

$10 Students and Seniors

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This Feels Like Home is a performance in collaboration with recent immigrants who are part of University Settlement’s Adult Literacy program, their English Language teacher, Julie Condon, and Marc Nuñez’s Gotham Dance Theater. Together, they have created an embodied vocabulary, capturing the full dimensions of leaping into an American life. Experience how they create moments of joy and celebration amid a balancing act of expectations, obligations and contradictions.