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English definition of “bite sth back”

bite sth back

UK phrasal verb with bite     /baɪt/ verb (bit, bitten)
to stop yourself from saying something or from expressing an emotion : bite back tears / laughter Falling silent and not speaking
(Definition of bite sth back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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