drink from a fire hose(redirected from drinking from a fire hose)
drink from a fire hose
To take on or be inundated by more of something (i.e., work, responsibility, information, etc.) than one is capable of handling. My first day on the job was like drinking from a fire hose—they threw so much at me that I don't know how I'll remember any of it.
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