bite

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 /baɪt/

For the verb: "to bite"

Simple Past: bit
Past Participle: bitten

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cut with teeth)mordere vtr
 You have to bite hard to get through the peel of this apple.
 Devi mordere forte per passare attraverso la buccia di questa mela.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mouthful)boccone nm
 Take a bite. You might like the taste of it.
 Prendi un boccone. Potrebbe piacerti.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wound made by biting)morso nm
 You could see the mark the dog's bite made on his leg.
 Era visibile il segno lasciato dal morso del cane sulla sua gamba.
 
Additional Translations
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (act of biting)morso nm
 Watch the TV! The shark's bite breaks the surfboard.
 Guarda la TV! Il morso dello squalo spezza la tavola da surf.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sting)puntura nf
 The mosquito bite really stung.
 La puntura della zanzara pizzicava molto.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fishing)abboccare vtr
 I was out there all day and didn't get a bite from a single fish.
 Sono stato lì tutto il giorno e non ha abboccato un solo pesce.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spicy taste)sapore piccante nm
 Are there peppers in this stew? It really has a strong bite.
 Ci sono peperoncini in questo stufato? Ha un sapore davvero piccante.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stinging effect)morsa pungente nf
 You can really feel the bite of the wind in winter.
 D'inverno si sente davvero la morsa pungente del vento.
bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (something taken)  (figurativo)fetta nf
 Taxes took a bit bite out of his salary.
 Le tasse gli toglievano una bella fetta di stipendio.
bite viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (be really bad)  (figurativo)bruciare vi
 You have to do the course all over again? That must bite!
 You have to repeat a grade? That bites!
 Devi riseguire tutto il corso? Deve bruciare parecchio!
bite viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (press teeth into)  (premere i denti)calcare i denti vtr
  mordere vtr
 Please bite into the wax so it can make a mould of your teeth.
 Per piacere, calchi i denti sulla cera in modo che possa fare uno stampo della Sua dentatura.
 Per piacere, morda la cera in modo che possa fare uno stampo della Sua dentatura.
bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sting)bruciare vi
 Antiseptic on an open cut really bites.
 Il disinfettante su una ferita aperta brucia molto.
bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (clamp teeth onto)mordere vtr
  addentare vtr
 The snapping turtle bites the dog's tail and won't let go.
 La tartaruga azzannatrice morde la coda del cane e non lascia la presa.
bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (acid: corrode)corrodere vtr
 The acid bites into the metal, etching a pattern.
 L'acido corrode il metallo, incidendo un solco.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a bite to eat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (snack)  (informale: piccolo pasto)un boccone nm
bite back vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (suppress an emotional or verbal response)  (parole, esternazioni, lacrime)trattenere vtr
 He bit back a groan.
 Trattenne un mormorio di disapprovazione.
bite back viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (make a sharp verbal response)rispondere per le rime, rispondere seccamente vi
 Quando rispose seccamente alla maestra venne punito.
bite into vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (sink one's teeth into)affondare i denti vtr
bite into vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (reduce value of [sth])  (figurato, finanza)addentare, mordere vtr
bite into vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (corrode)corrodere vtr
bite me interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang, vulgar (expressing contempt)traduzione non disponibile
 If you don't like it, too bad, you can just bite me!
bite off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sever by biting)strappare via a morsi vtr
 During the fight, one of the boys bit off a piece of the other boy's ear.
bite the bullet v figurative (do or endure [sth] unpleasant)stringere i denti vtr
 You will just have to bite the bullet; there's no other option.
 Nonostante le difficoltà, bisogna stringere i denti e andare avanti.
bite the dust morire, passare a miglior vita vi
   (colloquiale)tirare le cuoia vtr
bite the hand that feeds you sputare sul piatto dove si mangia
bite your tongue mordersi la lingua
bite-size
bite-sized
bite size
bite sized
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(food: miniature)  (cibo)a bocconcini agg
Nota: A hyphen may be used when the term precedes the noun.
bite-sized adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (food: miniature)piccolo, di piccole dimensioni agg
insect bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bite inflicted by an insect)puntura d'insetto nf
 Is that swelling from a rash or an insect bite?
little bite piccolo morso
open bite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (deformity in which jaws do not close)  (odontoiatria)morso aperto nm
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