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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)

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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)
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