Definition of 'bit'
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He likes to put the needle in a little bit once in a while. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We found one which looked a bit tacky but the beer was cheap so we stayed. The Sun (2016)This oddly structured track takes a bit of getting into. The Sun (2016)You can have too much of a good thing and then feel a bit sick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it looks a bit too much like a dribble of concrete. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We lost six members of staff and to replace that with one seems a bit crazy. The Sun (2016)We have asked the police for a bit of information but they have said that they cannot tell us. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If you prefer a bit more bite to your apple, leave out this cooking step. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I love the horse to bits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You feel a bit left out sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The fans will not mind one bit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We just want to save a few bits of our past for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why not have something a bit different? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It’s much easier for me if you can be a little bit happy and enjoy things. The Railway Children (1906)They worked a lot harder and had a bit more bite in the tackle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She professed to find all the fuss a bit much. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will be glad when retreat is over and can get a bit of peace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many have been bit parts and this is his biggest role. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have to enjoy it and put a bit of yourself into the performance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Give away bits to charity shops instead. The Sun (2013)You just have to decide which bits are most important to you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My next two marriages were a bit on the rebound. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What is the smallest known bit of matter? A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)The road was littered with bits and pieces. Broken Lives (1993)What could anyone do but have a bit of a think? Times, Sunday Times (2006)So unmistakable that one bit of the city can too easily seem like the next. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It went past in a bit of a blur. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Well the free and impartial bit is good, but the guidance bit is less positive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I do feel like a bit of an anthropologist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'bit'
British English: bit /bɪt/ NOUN
A bit of something is a small amount of it, or a small part of it.
I ate a bit of bread.
- American English: bit
- Arabic: جُزْء صَغِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedaço
- Chinese: 小块
- Croatian: komadić
- Czech: kousek
- Danish: smule
- Dutch: beetje
- European Spanish: pedazo pequeño
- Finnish: palanen
- French: morceau
- German: Stückchen
- Greek: τεμάχιο
- Italian: pezzo
- Japanese: 小片
- Korean: 작은 조각
- Norwegian: stykke
- Polish: kawałek
- European Portuguese: pedaço
- Romanian: puțin
- Russian: кусочек a small piece
- Spanish: pedazo
- Swedish: stycke bit
- Thai: เล็กๆ น้อยๆ
- Turkish: parça
- Ukrainian: шматок
- Vietnamese: miếng
Definition of bit from the Collins English Dictionary
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