Take on a commitment one cannot fulfil: serves him right for biting off more than he could chew
More example sentences
- The problem isn't tennis; it's biting off more than you can chew and trying to swallow it in one big gulp.
- Don't bite off more than you can chew.
- So be there six sharp - make your own forensic analysis, bite off more than you can chew and catch some local talent at the same time.
Definition of bite off more than one can chew in:
- The US English dictionary