overextend oneself

Definition of overextend oneself

  1. 1 :  to try to do too much Don't overextend yourself or else you'll burn out.

  2. 2 :  to spend more money than one can afford to spend Young people with credit cards often overextend themselves.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to extend or expand beyond a safe or reasonable point

    :  to commit (oneself) financially beyond what can be paid

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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