Idiom: 'Bite off more than you can chew'

What does 'Bite off more than you can chew' mean?

Meaning: If you bite off more than you can chew, you take on more responsibilities than you can manage. 'Don't bite off more than you can chew' is often used to advise people against agreeing to more than they can handle.

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Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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