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 Meanings and Examples of BITE
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bite
 v.  pierce skin with teeth; seize with the teeth; sting with a stinger; eat into; have a sharp taste
Classic Sentence: (92 in 7 pages)
1  'HE might bite,' Alice cautiously replied, not feeling at all anxious to have the experiment tried.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
2  Very true,' said the Duchess: 'flamingoes and mustard both bite.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
3  "There was no dog at th door to bite thee," he answered.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
4  His poppy-colored cheeks were distended with his first big bite of bread and bacon, but he managed to smile encouragingly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
5  "I hope the animals won't bite, Master Colin," said the nurse.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
6  I made fast to a willow; then I took a bite to eat, and by and by laid down in the canoe to smoke a pipe and lay out a plan.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII.
7  But de trouble all done ef de snake bite me while I's a tryin him.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
8  Dey's de dadblamedest creturs to 'sturb a body, en rustle roun' over 'im, en bite his feet, when he's tryin' to sleep, I ever see.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
9  He had little to bite and to break, and once when great dearth fell on the land, he could no longer procure even daily bread.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Context  Highlight   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
10  The lion bit the hand thus favored, and at the end of twenty-four hours, the bite was mortal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
11  Now, if you are mad and try to bite me, I will kill you without pity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
12  With unerring African instinct, the negroes had all discovered that Gerald had a loud bark and no bite at all, and they took shameless advantage of him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
13  "If you say one word to her before I'm dressed I won't eat a bite," said Scarlett coolly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
14  She did not cry out but Scarlett saw her bite her lip and go even whiter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  The men dared her to take a bite and, when she did, she discovered that beneath the smoke-blackened surface was unsalted corn bread.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  The dead don't bite.
17  Our laws must bite, that is the only language that the criminals will understand.
18  Meanwhile Armstrong continues to grunt, to growl, to bite into his gums but all to no avail: he's over five minutes behind now.
19  There is a gnat bite on my hand.
20  It appears to be a fact that the bite of the tarantula is not more venomous than that of other large spiders.
21  She scratched at the insect bites on her arm.
22  Whom an adder bites, dreads a lizard.
23  An old dog bites sore.
24  When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.
25  That dog is a dangerous brute; it bites people.
26  A dog that bites a human being must be observed for symptoms of hydrophobia.
27  I always thought I was good at math until I had to give up helping Chelsea with her homework when she was in ninth grade; an illusion bites the dust.
28  The biting wind bleared the vision.
29  Braving the biting wind, she went out to beg from door to door.
30  Yeah, so I was just telling Mr Glover that the fish are biting down there this afternoon.