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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybite off
he/she/itbites off
past tensebit off
past participlebitten off

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    bite off more than you can chew to try to do too much or something that is too hard for you

    Are you sure you haven't bitten off more than you can chew with this job?

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