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.
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Instead, we still repped Beat Junkies, but we always spread ourselves thin in different ways--maybe one guy was on the radio, I'm in a rap group, another guy's in Vegas--but we kept repping Junkies.
My coach and I have to spread ourselves thin"At some other clubs you can delegate, not here.