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Phrases related to: capacity

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Bite Off More Than You Can ChewTo take on something more than of its actual capacity, a person, who tries to accomplish too much, or is greedy by nature, or overconfident or too much motivated, taking more responsibility or task that a person can manageRate it:

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jam-packedextremely crowded or full to capacityRate it:

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Straw that Broke Camel’s BackOne last mistake leading to previous calamity or trouble, not able to bear more than one’s capacity,Rate it:

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second bananaA person who serves in a supporting, secondary, or subsidiary capacity; an assistant.Rate it:

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take a licking and keep on tickingTo be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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full blastMaximum capacity or effort.Rate it:

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ICUIntersection capacity utilization: a measure of the capacity of a roadway intersection.Rate it:

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last strawA small addition to a burden which causes it to exceed the capacity.Rate it:

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overkillA destructive capacity that exceeds that needed to destroy an enemy; especially with nuclear weapons.Rate it:

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rule onTo make a decision in an official capacity regarding some matter.Rate it:

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scream one's head offTo scream out to one's full capacityRate it:

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task forceA group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity, especially assigned in a particular capacity.Rate it:

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wits' endLimit of one's sanity or mental capacity; point of desperation.Rate it:

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