Meaning of “get the bit between your teeth” in the English Dictionary

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"get the bit between your teeth" in British English

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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 that interested at first, but she loved it once she got the bit between her teeth.

(Definition of “get the bit between your teeth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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