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know your limits

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishknow your limitsknow your limitsinformalKNOW somebody to know what you are good at doing and what you are not good at I know my limits. I’m not an administrator. limit
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know your limitsThe Profitboss does so much and no more, knowing his limits.These lunchtime drinkers know their limits, or at least most of them do.I know my limits, and I'm not a great runner.Ford says she may be good at her job, but she knows her limits.
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