Meaning: To not understand something.
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.
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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The correct answer is A. If something went over someone’s head, that means they don’t understand – so that means you should try to explain it again in a way that’s easier for them to understand. And you should never call them stupid because it’s probably your fault that they don’t understand!