bite

bite
1. past tense - bit; verb
(to seize, grasp or tear (something) with the teeth or jaws: The dog bit his leg; He was bitten by a mosquito.) morder, picar (pez, i2etc/i2)

2. noun
1) (an act of biting or the piece or place bitten: a bite from the apple; a mosquito bite.) mordisco; picadura
2) (the nibble of a fish on the end of one's line: I've been fishing for hours without a bite.) picada
- bite the dust
bite1 n
1. mordisco
he took a bite out of the apple le dio un mordisco a la manzana
2. picadura / mordedura
insect bites picaduras de insecto
3. bocado
I haven't had a bite to eat all day no he probado bocado en todo el día
I'm going to have a bite to eat voy a comer algo
bite2 vb
1. morder
be careful, my dog bites cuidado, que mi perro muerde
2. picar
she was bitten by a mosquito le picó un mosquito
El pasado de bite es bit y el participio pasado es bitten; el gerundio se escribe biting
bite
tr[baɪt]
noun
1 (act) mordisco
2 (of insect) picadura
3 (of dog etc) mordedura
4 (of food) bocado
5 (incisiveness) mordacidad nombre femenino
6 (grip of wheel, cog) agarre nombre masculino
transitive verb (pt bit, pp bitten tr['bɪtən] )
1 morder
the dog bit him in the leg el perro le mordió la pierna
2 (insect, snake) picar
3 (grip) agarrar
intransitive verb
1 morder
be careful, it bites ten cuidado, que muerde
2 (insect, snake) picar
mosquitoes bite los mosquitos pican
3 (fish) picar
4 (grip) agarrarse
5 (recession etc) apretar, hacerse sentir, hacerse notar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to have a bite probar bocado
she hasn't had a bite all day no ha probado bocado en todo el día
to bite the bullet apechugar
to bite the dust morder el polvo
to bite the hand that feeds one volverse en contra de su bienhechor
to bite somebody's head off echar un rapapolvo a alguien
to bite off more than one can chew abarcar demasiado
to be bitten by something (hobby, interest) estar obsesionado,-a por algo
what's bitten you? ¿qué mosca te ha picado?
once bitten twice shy gato escaldado del agua fría huye
bite ['baɪt] v, bit ['bɪt] ; bitten ['bɪtə n] ; biting vt
1) : morder
2) sting: picar
3) puncture: punzar, pinchar
4) grip: agarrar
bite vi
1) : morder
that dog bites: ese perro muerde
2) sting: picar (dícese de un insecto), cortar (dícese del viento)
3) : picar
the fish are biting now: ya están picando los peces
4) grab: agarrarse
bite n
1) biting: mordisco m, dentellada f
2) snack: bocado m
a bite to eat: algo de comer
3) : picadura f (de un insecto), mordedura f (de un animal)
4) sharpness: mordacidad f, penetración f
bite
n.
bocado s.m.
dentellada s.f.
mordacidad s.f.
mordedura s.f.
mordisco s.m.
picada s.f.
picadura (de mosca) s.f.
piscolabis s.m.
refrigerio s.m.
resquemor s.m.
v.
(§ p.,p.p.: bit, bitten) = abocar v.
adentellar v.
dentellear v.
morder v.
picar v.
resquemar v.

I
1. baɪt
(past bit; past p bitten) transitive verb \<\<person/dog\>\> morder*; \<\<bug\>\> picar*

to bite one's nails — comerse or morderse* las uñas

the dog bit his finger off — el perro le arrancó el dedo de un mordisco

to bite off more than one can chew — tratar de abarcar más de lo que se puede

once bitten, twice shy — el gato escaldado del agua fría huye


2.
vi
1)
a) \<\<person/dog\>\> morder*; \<\<mosquito\>\> picar*; \<\<wind/frost\>\> cortar

to bite into something — darle* un mordisco a algo, hincarle* el diente a algo

to bite on something — morder* algo

b) (take bait) \<\<fish\>\> picar*
2) \<\<law/recession\>\> hacerse* sentir
Phrasal Verbs:

II
noun
1) c (act) mordisco m; (fierce) tarascada f

take a bite of this — prueba esto

to have o get two bites at the cherry — (BrE) tener* una segunda oportunidad

2) c (wound - from insect) picadura f; (- from dog, snake) mordedura f
3) c (snack) (colloq) (no pl) bocado m

to have a bite (to eat) — comer un bocado, comer algo

4) u
a) (of flavor) lo fuerte
b) (sharpness) mordacidad f
[baɪt] (vb: pt bit) (pp bitten)
1. N
1) (=act) mordisco m ; (=wound) [of dog, snake etc] mordedura f ; [of insect] picadura f ; (=toothmark) dentellada f

to take a bite at — morder

the dog took a bite at him — el perro intentó morderlo

to take a bite out of — [+ apple etc] dar un mordisco a; (esp US) (fig) [+ savings, budget] llevarse un pellizco de

- put the bite on sb
2) * [of food] bocado m

I've not had a bite to eat — no he probado bocado

do you fancy a bite (to eat)? — ¿te apetece algo (de comer)?

I'll get a bite (to eat) on the train — tomaré algo en el tren

3) (Fishing)

are you getting any bites? — ¿están picando?

4) (fig) (=sharpness) mordacidad f ; [of food, drink] fuerza f

a novel with bite — una novela mordaz

a speech with bite — un discurso mordaz or incisivo

without any bite — sin garra

there's a bite in the air — hace un frío cortante

2. VT
1) [dog, person] morder; [bird, fish, insect] picar

it won't bite (you)! * — ¡no te va a morder!, ¡no muerde!

to bite sth in two — partir algo en dos de un mordisco

to bite one's nails — comerse or morderse las uñas

what's biting you? * — ¿qué mosca te ha picado? *

to get bitten *(=be cheated) dejarse timar

to be bitten with the desire to do sth * — tener el gusanillo de hacer algo *

- bite the bullet
- bite the dust
- bite one's lip or tongue
2) [acid] corroer; (Mech) asir, trabar
3. VI
1) [dog, person] morder; [insect, fish] picar

to bite at — tratar de morder

2) (fig) [cuts, inflation etc] hacerse sentir

the strike is beginning to bite — la huelga empieza a hacer mella

* * *

I
1. [baɪt]
(past bit; past p bitten) transitive verb \<\<person/dog\>\> morder*; \<\<bug\>\> picar*

to bite one's nails — comerse or morderse* las uñas

the dog bit his finger off — el perro le arrancó el dedo de un mordisco

to bite off more than one can chew — tratar de abarcar más de lo que se puede

once bitten, twice shy — el gato escaldado del agua fría huye


2.
vi
1)
a) \<\<person/dog\>\> morder*; \<\<mosquito\>\> picar*; \<\<wind/frost\>\> cortar

to bite into something — darle* un mordisco a algo, hincarle* el diente a algo

to bite on something — morder* algo

b) (take bait) \<\<fish\>\> picar*
2) \<\<law/recession\>\> hacerse* sentir
Phrasal Verbs:

II
noun
1) c (act) mordisco m; (fierce) tarascada f

take a bite of this — prueba esto

to have o get two bites at the cherry — (BrE) tener* una segunda oportunidad

2) c (wound - from insect) picadura f; (- from dog, snake) mordedura f
3) c (snack) (colloq) (no pl) bocado m

to have a bite (to eat) — comer un bocado, comer algo

4) u
a) (of flavor) lo fuerte
b) (sharpness) mordacidad f

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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