英文諺語 Don’t bite off more than you can chew
Don’t bite off more than you can chew 勿不自量力; 貪多嚼不爛
要量力而為 – 有多少能力做多少事。切勿不自量力 (凡事量力而為！)。 To try to do something that is too big or difficult to do.
“I think he bit off more than he could chew when he took the job”. 我認為他接受這工作是貪多嚼不爛。
To attempt to do more than you are capable of doing.
To accept more responsibility than you can handle.