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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.
Translations of “bite off more than you can chew”
in Chinese (Traditional) 承擔力所不及的事, 不自量力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 承担力所不及的事, 不自量力…
(Definition of bite off more than you can chew from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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