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spread oneself too thin

Definition of spread oneself too thin in English:

Be involved in so many different activities that one’s time and energy are not used to good effect.
Example sentences
  • As awesome as it is to be the girl who does it all, spreading yourself too thin will only leave you overstressed and underproductive.
  • Sadly, even Jones realised you can spread yourself too thin, often leading to poor choices.
  • But it can't do that effectively if it spread itself too thin.
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