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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.
(Definition of bite off more than you can chew from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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