bite\ off


bite\ off
bite off smth. /smth. off/ bite off a large piece (a piece of cake, the mouse's tail, etc.) откусывать большой кусок и т. д., bite off smb.'s head а) откусить голову кому-л.; б) задать кому-л. головомойку; he will bite off my head if I am late он мне голову оторвет, если я опоздаю

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • bite off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bite off : present tense I/you/we/they bite off he/she/it bites off past tense bit off past participle bitten off 1) to separate something from the main part by biting I bit off a chunk of chocolate. 2) bite… …   English dictionary

  • bite off — verb bite off with a quick bite (Freq. 2) The dog snapped off a piece of cloth from the intruder s pants • Syn: ↑snap at • Hypernyms: ↑bite, ↑seize with teeth • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • bite off — v. seize or pierce with the teeth, cut off with the teeth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bite off more than you can chew — informal : to try to do too much : to take on more responsibility than you can handle I really bit off more than I could chew when I took on this project. • • • Main Entry: ↑bite bite off more than you can chew see ↑bite, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑ch …   Useful english dictionary

  • bite off more than you can chew — If you bite off more than you can chew, you take on more responsibilities than you can manage. Don t bite off more than you can chew is often used to advise people against agreeing to more than they can handle …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bite off more than you can chew — bite off more than (you) can chew informal to try to do more than you are able to do. Don t bite off more than you can chew. Let someone else organize the party …   New idioms dictionary

  • bite off more than can chew — bite off more than (you) can chew informal to try to do more than you are able to do. Don t bite off more than you can chew. Let someone else organize the party …   New idioms dictionary

  • bite off more than one can chew — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to do more than you can; be too confident of your ability. * /He bit off more than he could chew when he agreed to edit the paper alone./ * /He started to repair his car himself, but realized that he had bitten off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bite off more than one can chew — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to do more than you can; be too confident of your ability. * /He bit off more than he could chew when he agreed to edit the paper alone./ * /He started to repair his car himself, but realized that he had bitten off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bite off more than one can chew — ► bite off more than one can chew take on a commitment one cannot fulfil. Main Entry: ↑bite …   English terms dictionary

  • bite off more than you can chew —    If you bite off more than you can chew, you take on more responsibilities than you can manage. Don t bite off more than you can chew is often used to advise people against agreeing to more than they can handle.   (Dorking School Dictionary)… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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