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not to bite more than one can chew


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often used to advise people against agreeing to more than they can handle.

not to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.


Sample Usage

In trying to build a house by himself, he bit off more than he could chew.

She has bitten off more than she can chew again. She has agreed to finish 3 very difficult projects by the end of this year.


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