Bedeutung von “bite” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /baɪt/ past tense bit, past participle bitten
Extra Examples
I bit into the pie and a piece of my tooth fell off.Ow! I've just bitten my tongue.He'd already bitten into the apple.I bit off a piece of crust.He used to bite the other children.
TEETH [ I, T ]

B1 to cut something using your teeth:

She bit into an apple.
He bites his fingernails.
He was bitten by a dog.

to begin to have a bad effect:

Government cuts are beginning to bite.
→ See also bite the bullet , bite the dust

(Definition von “bite verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)