Definition of get ahead of oneself in English:

get ahead of oneself

phrase

  • Act or plan prematurely or overconfidently.

    ‘I am getting ahead of myself; let's return to the beginning’
    • ‘It's easy to get ahead of oneself in the evaluation process, judging things that are still under development to be final.’
    • ‘I was very impressed with the notion that is bought up in the book on page 77 that one should not try to get ahead of oneself in golf.’