Meaning of “spread yourself too thin” in the English Dictionary

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"spread yourself too thin" in British English

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spread yourself too thin

to try to do too many things at the same time, so that you cannot give enough time or attention to any of them:

I realized I'd been spreading myself too thin so I resigned as secretary of the golf club.

(Definition of “spread yourself too thin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spread yourself (too) thin" in American English

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spread yourself (too) thin

to try to do too many different things at the same time:

The company has expanded into many different areas and has probably spread itself too thin.

(Definition of “spread yourself (too) thin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)