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English definition of “bite off more than you can chew”

bite off more than you can chew

informal
to try to do something that is too difficult for you: We bit off more than we could chew in our original reform proposals .Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of bite off more than you can chew from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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