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

"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 ​golfclub.
(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)
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