BITE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of bite
Definition:
v. pierce skin with teeth; seize with the teeth; sting with a stinger; eat into; have a sharp taste
Example:
Our laws must bite, that is the only language that the criminals will understand.
Sentence in Classic:
A man of seventy had bitten off a piece of his tongue during an epileptic fit and the tongue had filled in again, so that no one could see a trace of the bite.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
It might or might not bite the occupant, perhaps she might escape every night for a week, but sooner or later she must fall a victim.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
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
He felt that his heart was throbbing, and that he, too, like the mare, longed to move, to bite; it was both dreadful and delicious.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When she paid the coachman she took her money out of a hard steel purse, and she kept the purse in a very jail of a bag which hung upon her arm by a heavy chain, and shut up like a bite.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He was about to take another bite, and had just got his head on one side for a good purchase on it, when his eye fell on me, and he saw that my bread and butter was gone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
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
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 The Brothers Grimm Context
He considered awhile, with the caution of one who endeavours to lay hold on a small dangerous animal in such a manner that it shall not be able either to scratch or bite him, as I myself have sometimes done with a weasel in England.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
For, your mouths lying flat with your faces, you can hardly bite each other to any purpose, unless by consent.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Now it was all the breakfast he had and anyway, as he confirmed as soon as he took his first, big bite of it, it was far better than a breakfast he could have had through the good will of the policemen from the dirty café.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context