Today’s phrase is about over stepping, trying a little too hard, or not knowing your own abilities.
I bit off more than I could chew. 出来る以上にやろうとした。
I hope Tokyo didn’t bite off more than they could chew with the Olympics!
I think Donald Trump bit off more than he could chew. He was never prepared to be the president.
I may have bitten off more than I could chew with my lawn this year . . .we’ll see.
And now, some illustrative pictures:
It’s okay to take a big bite of English, just keep chewing and chewing and chewing. Some day you’ll be able to swallow.