bite off more than can chew


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bite off more than (one) can chew

To take on more responsibility than one can handle. I bit off more than I could chew when I volunteered to manage three little league teams in one season.
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bite off more than (one) can chew

To decide or agree to do more than one can finally accomplish.
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