I bit off more than I could chew

Polish translation: Wzielam/wzialem na siebie wiecej niz moge podolac

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19:23 Jan 23, 2002
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: I bit off more than I could chew
There were times when I bit off more than I could chew
Ivona McCormick
United States
Local time: 18:21
Polish translation:Wzielam/wzialem na siebie wiecej niz moge podolac
Explanation:
or: wzielam/wzialem na swoje barki wiecej niz moge sobie poradzic/podolac
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Lota
United States
Local time: 16:21
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Summary of answers provided
5Wzielam/wzialem na siebie wiecej niz moge podolac
Lota
4 +1Odgryzłem więcej niż zdołam przełknąć
leff
4Czasami biore na swoje barki zbyt duzo
agusia
4przeceniłem swoje możliwości
pidzej


  

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Wzielam/wzialem na siebie wiecej niz moge podolac


Explanation:
or: wzielam/wzialem na swoje barki wiecej niz moge sobie poradzic/podolac

Lota
United States
Local time: 16:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Odgryzłem więcej niż zdołam przełknąć


Explanation:
standardowe powiedzenie (najczęściej jednak o kimś i z odcieniem mściwej satysfakcji) w znaczeniu połakomił się, a teraz nie może sobie dać rady

leff
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in pair: 11240

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agree  Ania Chanowska: pelna zgoda
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
przeceniłem swoje możliwości


Explanation:
zakładając że zbiorowe tłumaczenie tekstu klasycznej piosenki w dawkach ośmiowyrazowych ma szczególnie dużo sensu

pidzej
Poland
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Czasami biore na swoje barki zbyt duzo


Explanation:
wydaje mi sie, ze to brzmi dobrze

agusia
Local time: 00:21
PRO pts in pair: 113
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