Biting off more than you can chew

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Meaning

  • Try to do more than an individual is able to do.
  • Promise something that one cannot fulfill.
  • Strive to do something which is hardly achievable.

Example Sentences

  • You will be biting more than you can chew if you accept another task while you haven't finished your first.
  • I realized that I bit off more than I could chew when I assured to complete the painting in one day.
  • If you keep this up for longer, you will bite off more than you can chew.
  • By handling all these situations at once, he is clearly biting off more than he could chew.

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