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shotgun!
calling out ‘shotgun’ and heading towards the car so that you can ride in the front passenger seat
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over one's head (1)

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higher than you are able to understand right now

That math concept is way over my head.  Can you help me?

over the hill

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someone who is old

My grandpa will probably never really understand how to use a computer.  He’s over the hill.

over-the-top

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way more than needed or required

I think these decorations are over-the-top, don’t you?

pay for it

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deal with the consequences

If you don’t get more sleep, you’re gonna pay for it.

plenty of fish (in the sea)

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lots of single men or single women to choose from

Don’t you worry about finding a partner.  There are plenty of fish in the sea.

process of elimination

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narrowing down the number of possibilities

By process of elimination, from the 15 candidates who applied, we are down to the five who will be attending the seminar in Washington DC.