Translation of "bite" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

bite

verb uk /baɪt/ us /baɪt/ bit, bitten
USE TEETH

B1 [ I or T ] to use your teeth to cut into something or someone

咬;叮;螫
He bit into the apple. 他咬了一口苹果。
He bites his fingernails. 他咬指甲。

[ I ] When a fish bites, it swallows the food on the hook (= curved piece of wire) at the end of a fishing line.

(鱼)上钩,吞饵
The fish aren't biting today. 今天鱼不上钩。
SNAKE/INSECT

If an insect or snake bites you, it injures you by making a small hole in your skin:

An insect bit me on the arm. 一只小虫子叮了我的胳膊。
AFFECT BADLY 不良影响

[ I ] to have a bad or unpleasant effect

产生不良影响,起不良作用
Higher mortgage rates are beginning to bite. 较高的贷款利率现在开始出现不良后果了。
SHOW INTEREST 感兴趣

[ I ] to show interest in buying something

对于买…感兴趣
The new service is now available but clients don't seem to be biting. 现在有了这种新服务,但客户好像不怎么感兴趣。
noun uk /baɪt/ us /baɪt/
USING TEETH

B2 [ C ] the act of biting something

咬,叮
He took a bite (= bit a piece) out of the apple. 他咬了一口苹果。
INJURY

B2 [ C ] a sore place or injury where a person, an animal, or an insect has bitten you

咬伤;叮痕
FISH

[ S ] the act of a fish biting the hook (= curved piece of wire) on the end of a fishing line so that it is caught

(鱼的)吞饵
FOOD
have a bite to eat C2 also have a quick bite informal

to eat a small amount of food or a small meal

吃点儿东西
STRONG TASTE 强烈味道

[ U ] If food has bite, it has a sharp or strong taste.

强烈的味道,辛辣的味道
I like mustard with bite. 我喜好味道稍冲的芥末。
STRONG EFFECT 强烈影响

[ U ] a powerful effect

强烈的影响
This satire has (real) bite. 这篇讽刺作品很有感染力。

(Translation of “bite” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)