Have Eyes Bigger Than One's Stomach Meaning

(idiomatic) To want more than one can handle.

Example:   He has eyes bigger than his stomach.
  You have eyes bigger than your stomach.
2010, Veechi Curtis, Lynley Averis, Bookkeeping For Dummies, page 75:
  When choosing software, don't have eyes bigger than your stomach. Rather, stick to whatever level of software you need, and no more.

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