put one's arm out further than one can draw it back again

не рассчитать своих сил, возможностей, зарваться

‘Nick,’ said he, ‘never put out your arm further than you can draw it easily back again.’ (W. Scott, ‘Rob Roy’, ch. XXII) — - Ник, - сказал он, - всегда следует взвешивать свои возможности.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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