To PUNCH ABOVE ONE’S WEIGHT

punch above one's weight
To PUNCH ABOVE ONE’S WEIGHT is to do better than expected based on one’s condition or ability. to be or try to be more successful than others in doing something that normally requires more skill, experience, money, etc. than you have.

eg. This player seems to be able to constantly punch above his weight.
这个运动员似乎总能超水平发挥。

He punched above his weight as the party’s foreign affairs spokesman.
他勉为其难做了外交部发言人。

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