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Bite off more than you can chew


bite off more than you can chew


To try to do many things at the same time and not succeed.


He's found a job in a bar in the evening as well as a day job. It won't last long – I think he's bitten off more than he can chew.

He bit off more than he could chew. He wanted to change the world but in the end he didn't change much at all.