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English definition of “get the bit between your teeth”

get the bit between your teeth

(US also take the bit between your teeth)
to do what you have decided to do in a forceful and energetic way: She wasn't keen at first, but she loved it once she got the bit between her teeth .Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of get the bit between your teeth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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