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bite sth back

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phrasal verb with bite uk   us   /baɪt/ verb (bit, bitten)
to stop yourself from saying something or from expressing an emotion: bite back tears/laughter
Translations of “bite sth back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 忍住(話),抑制(情感)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忍住(话),抑制(情感)…
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