Idiom of the Day: Bite off More Than One Can Chew

Aren't Small bites always better for one's consumption and health? They taste better as well! That strikes a chord with our idiom of the day.


Bite off more than one can chew: to take on more work or responsibility than one can actually do.


I bit off more than I could chew when I decided to  single-handedly arrange a house warming party for a hundred people. 

The office sycophant has bitten off more than he can chew this time by claiming he can finish the entire week's work in a day.

In his efforts to help others, Ben is always biting off more than he can chew.