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cut a fat hog
To attempt to do more or take on more responsibility than one can reasonably handle. Don't try to cut a fat hog here—just do what you can.
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cut a fat hogTexas
To take on more than one is able to accomplish: "Boy, has he cut a fat hog, as they say down home" (Hughes Rudd).
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.