Could you explain me the exact nuance of "getting ahead of myself" here please? Does it mean "I'm getting better" or "I was rushing"?
To "get ahead of myself" is an informal expression used when one is acting or planning too prematurely or in an overconfident way. In this video, the speaker says that she is "getting ahead of myself" to show that she is aware that her previous statements may be a bit overconfident or made too soon. Ex: A: I think I can get 100 on the math exam! B: Don't get ahead of yourself. Ex: Don't get ahead of yourself. It's important to remain humble and be prepared for anything to happen.