WordReference English Collocations © 2020
biteⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- bite into [a sandwich, a cookie, an apple]
- biting on [a piece of grass, her neck]
- the [dog, puppy, kitten] was biting at [her, his heels]
- the [dog] bit me (on)
- the [dog] bit her on the [leg, arm, nose]
- [nipping, scratching, kicking] and biting
- bite down (on)
- bite through the [crust, top]
- bite off [the end, a piece] (of)
- (don't) bite your nails
- (don't) bite off more than you can chew
- (have to) bite the bullet
- [business, economy] is biting back
- being bitten by [flies, mosquitos, the wind]
- the fish are (not) biting (today)
- didn't bite on the [offer, proposal, trick]
- but he wasn't biting
- slang: [just, he can] bite me!
- don't worry, I [don't, won't] bite!
- a [dog, mosquito, bug, spider] bite
- a [little, quick, big, huge] bite (of the sandwich)
- the [first, last] bite (of)
- [savor, enjoy] every bite
- let's [grab, get, have] a bite to eat
- [grab] a quick bite to eat
- took a [small, big] bite (of)
- have [another, one more] bite
- can I [have, try] (just) a bite?
- can I [have] a bite of your [cake, pizza]?
- haven't touched a bite of your [food, meal]
- [scratch, relieve] a mosquito bite
- were given two bites of the cherry
- this [wind, wine] has quite a bite
- his bark is worse than his bite
- bite-size [pieces, chunks]
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