spread (oneself) thin

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spread (oneself) thin

To engage in too many tasks or responsibilities to do all of them properly; to overextend oneself. I'm sorry, but I can't take on another tutoring job this semester—I've already spread myself thin.
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spread (oneself) thin

To work on too many projects: overextend oneself.
See also: spread, thin
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I guess I kind of spread myself thin,'' she said, smiling.