Definition of 'a bit'
Example sentences containing 'a bit'
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Then the office became a bit small. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They might smoke a bit less and cut down on the alcohol but food is both fuel and comfort. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In the meantime, perhaps gardeners should be a bit less vigorous with the pruning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But their ability to foresee the future has been thrown into question, and their predictions sought a bit less as a result. The Sun (2017)It's good to be a bit selfish ; it stops you being too needy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But a caravan anchored in a caravan park near the sea, somewhere on the south coast, is a bit less compelling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But floating just above the knee looks a bit frumpy ; the eye's just drawn to the hem and all you see is knee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a bit rough around the edges, but I feel a bit less decrepit for having made it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stage was a bit smaller than we thought too. The Sun (2010)We quote a bit less than you and get the work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People need to be a bit less skittish. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We encourage landlords to take a bit less rent than they might have wanted as it is not peak season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The portion was a bit small. The Sun (2008)Its realism is a bit stodgy; its flights into fantasy are familiar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The repetitive lo-fi production leaves it sounding a bit small. The Sun (2013)The apartment is a bit small, but perfectly formed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Basically it's a bit more than "energy" but a bit less than matter. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)His manhood is a bit too small for my needs and it's all over in minutes. The Sun (2007)Anything less seemed a bit lazy'. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Along the top of the house are servant quarters filled with small rooms, a bit like rooms on a boat. Christianity Today (2000)They're a bit less gangsta. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a bit small though. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I predict a bit less blue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Though it was a bit less uncomfortable than being encased in an iron maiden, it did give me the most maddening itch. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)L Maybe he could wind me up a bit less. The Sun (2013)A bit less than a year ago, it was closer to five. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Highly amusing if you watch in the right mood; a bit boorish if you don't. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Oh, it's a bit small. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was touting him to City at the time but the recruitment officer did not fancy him because he was a bit on the small side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I do not like Could do with a bit more power; noisy on motorways. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I hope it'll make you inquire a bit; it feels like a show or a gallery point of view. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This required an additional piece of equipment, for it is impossible to freeze liquids simply by immersing them in ice; a bit of alchemy is required. THE FROZEN WATER TRADE (2002)
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