spread yourself too thin

spread yourself too thin
Spread yourself too thin
If you spread youself too thin, you overextend yourself and take on too many things to deal with them properly.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • spread yourself too thin — spread (yourself) too thin to try to do too many things at the same time, so that you cannot give enough time or attention to any of them. I realised I d been spreading myself too thin so I resigned as secretary of the golf club …   New idioms dictionary

  • spread yourself too thin — spread yourself too ˈthin idiom to try to do so many different things at the same time that you do not do any of them well Main entry: ↑spreadidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread yourself too thin — spread ((yourself/itself) too) thin 1. to try to do too many different things at the same time. Max has spread himself thin and needs to focus on just a couple of his best ideas. The company has expanded into many different areas and has probably …   New idioms dictionary

  • spread oneself too thin — {v. phr.} To try to do too many things at one time. * /As the owner, chef, waiter, and dishwasher of his restaurant, Pierre was spreading himself too thin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • spread oneself too thin — {v. phr.} To try to do too many things at one time. * /As the owner, chef, waiter, and dishwasher of his restaurant, Pierre was spreading himself too thin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • spread oneself too thin —    If you spread yourself too thin, you do too many things at the same time and can t do any of them well.     Don t spread yourself too thin or you ll get nowhere …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • spread itself too thin — spread ((yourself/itself) too) thin 1. to try to do too many different things at the same time. Max has spread himself thin and needs to focus on just a couple of his best ideas. The company has expanded into many different areas and has probably …   New idioms dictionary

  • spread too thin — spread (yourself) too thin to try to do too many things at the same time, so that you cannot give enough time or attention to any of them. I realised I d been spreading myself too thin so I resigned as secretary of the golf club …   New idioms dictionary

  • spread too thin — spread ((yourself/itself) too) thin 1. to try to do too many different things at the same time. Max has spread himself thin and needs to focus on just a couple of his best ideas. The company has expanded into many different areas and has probably …   New idioms dictionary

  • spread — spread1 W2S2 [spred] v past tense and past participle spread ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(affect more people/places)¦ 2¦(information/ideas)¦ 3¦(open/arrange)¦ 4¦(throughout an area)¦ 5¦(soft substance)¦ 6¦(arms/fingers etc)¦ 7¦(over time)¦ 8¦(share)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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