Fill in the blank with the correct option.
I can‘t work on this assignment anymore! I think I have ——————.
broken the ice
added insult to injury
bitten off more than I can chew
I can‘t work on this assignment anymore! I think I have bitten off more than I can chew.
‘Bitten off more than I can chew’ means setting goals too high or taking on too much work. In the given sentence, the person wants to discontinue working on an assignment. The reason can be anything. One of the reasons can be that he/she might have to do too much work that may be making him/her tired, bored, or tedious. ‘Bitten off more than I can chew’ goes well with the context of the sentence. ‘Broken the ice’ means to do or say something to relieve tension or get the conversation going in a strained situation or when strangers meet. ‘Added insult to injury’ means to act in a way that makes a bad situation worse. ‘Chewed cud’ means meditating, pondering, or thinking deeply about something.