a bit much

a bit much


  • to be excessive
  • to be unreasonable
  • if one says something is a bit much, that person thinks that it is not fair or that it is more than one can deal with

Example Sentences

  1. The concept and story was a bit much for me to understand everything clearly. That is why I did not invest with this company.
  2. When writing an article make sure that the language you use is not a bit much for your audience.
  3. She is a bit much for the family, isn’t she? How will they adjust with such a narcissistic person?
  4. He criticizes her food a bit much. He may as well cook for himself from tomorrow.
  5. Her understanding of the situation was a bit much which made her to take hasty decisions.
  6. Her emphasis on integrity on the job is a bit much to digest. It somehow feels like it is coming from a guilty conscious.
  7. She know perfectly well how to be a bit much for her parents. She has years of practice and lots of patience to carry things through.
  8. I believe it’s a bit much to expect a speed bowler to bowl more than 30 overs in one day, in the cricket sport.


The phrase is a shortened version of ‘a bit too much’ which signifies the over-reaching state of the situation. The literary origin is not known but the phrase is speculated to be around since the 1800’s. It means literally what it says.

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