know one's limits

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Definition of know one's limits

: to know how much one is able to do It's important to exercise, but you need to know your limits.

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know one's own heart/mind

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“Know one's limits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/know%20one%27s%20limits. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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