Translation of "bite" - English-Russian dictionary

bite

verb uk /baɪt/ us past tense bit, past participle bitten
TEETH [ I, T ]

B1 to cut something using your teeth

кусать, грызть
She bit into an apple.
He bites his fingernails.
He was bitten by a dog.
BAD EFFECT [ I ]

to begin to have a bad effect

кусаться (о ценах)
Government cuts are beginning to bite.
→ See also bite the bullet , bite the dust

(Translation of “bite verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)