Is it possible to renege on accepting a job offer?

Particularly if the job doesn't start for some time (two months) and you need to make money before then. Also, everything was all verbal and no signed deals or contracts. Say you got a temp job inbetween and liked it more or an interview with a better company with higher pay. Im also nervous they could do the... show more Particularly if the job doesn't start for some time (two months) and you need to make money before then. Also, everything was all verbal and no signed deals or contracts. Say you got a temp job inbetween and liked it more or an interview with a better company with higher pay.

Im also nervous they could do the same thing since nothing is set in stone.

Thankfully, ive just driven for Lyft in the meantime. But, i turned down some better opportunities. Im just wondering "what if"
Update: what consequences?
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