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 Meanings and Examples of BIT
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bit
 n.  a small piece, part, or quantity of something
 v.  (past tense) use the teeth to cut into something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Sunny had his little bit off the fillet.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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2  "Act; dance; sing; a little bit of everything," said Giles.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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3  I thought it every bit as good as anything I'd seen in London.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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4  It was a bit of luck--that he could despise him, not himself.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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5  Only when a new sample comes from the chemist, there's a bit of a break.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
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6  I am a bit of dirty riff-raff, and a genuine scrap of tag, rag, and bobtail.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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7  He bit his lip, and took a little time for consideration.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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8  He was greatly excited, horribly fevered, bit his nails down to the quick, spoke in a hard rattling voice, and with lips that were black and burnt up.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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9  And snorting foam'd and champ'd the golden bit.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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10  The arguments, the discussions were the great thing: the love-making and connexion were only a sort of primitive reversion and a bit of an anti-climax.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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11  Connie's man could be a bit sulky, and Hilda's a bit jeering.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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12  If the truth must be told, he was just a little bit frightened of middle-and lower-class humanity, and of foreigners not of his own class.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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13  I feel every man of my family has done his bit here, since we've had the place.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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14  It was the last bit of passion left in these men: the passion for making a display.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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15  thrilled to what bit of marrow she had left.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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Example Sentence: (191 in 13 pages)
16  I feel a bit fenced in at work because my boss won't let me apply for promotion.
17  Let me premise my argument with a bit of history.
18  These trousers are a bit tight around my waist.
19  I find her attitude a bit peculiar, to say the least.
20  You don't throw a whole life away just because it's banged up a little bit.
21  He is, so to speak, a bit too cruel to his wife.
22  Each person did his bit toward getting the meal on the table.
23  Our house is a bit off the beaten track.
24  There's been a bit of trouble at the office.
25  Try to inject a bit of enthusiasm into your performance.
26  The original version of the text has been pruned quite a bit.
27  He's lagging behind a bit - I think we'd better wait for him to catch us up.
28  This is the fifth consecutive weekend that I've spent working, and I'm a bit fed up with it.
29  It was a bit insensitive of Fiona to go on so much about fat people when she knows Mandy is desperate to lose weight.
30  I did a bit of fencing while I was at college.