someone won't bite


someone won't bite
(someone/something) won't bite humorous something that you say in order to tell someone not to be frightened of someone or something.

I think you should talk to your uncle about this. Go on, he won't bite.


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  • someone won't bite — someone won’t bite spoken phrase used for telling someone not to be afraid of a particular person Just ask her. She won’t bite, you know. Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to worry or be upsetsynonym Main entry: bite …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone won't bite — spoken used for telling someone not to be afraid of a particular person Just ask her. She won t bite, you know …   English dictionary

  • won't bite — (someone/something) won t bite humorous something that you say in order to tell someone not to be frightened of someone or something. I think you should talk to your uncle about this. Go on, he won t bite …   New idioms dictionary

  • something won't bite — (someone/something) won t bite humorous something that you say in order to tell someone not to be frightened of someone or something. I think you should talk to your uncle about this. Go on, he won t bite …   New idioms dictionary

  • bite — bite1 [ baıt ] (past tense bit [ bıt ] ; past participle bit|ten [ bıtn ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to use your teeth to cut or break something, usually in order to eat it: I wish you wouldn t bite your nails. bite into: Tom had… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bite — I UK [baɪt] / US verb Word forms bite : present tense I/you/we/they bite he/she/it bites present participle biting past tense bit UK [bɪt] / US past participle bitten UK [ˈbɪt(ə)n] / US ** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to use your teeth to cut or… …   English dictionary

  • bite — bite1 S2 [baıt] v past tense bit [bıt] past participle bitten [ˈbıtn] present participle biting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(teeth)¦ 2¦(insect/snake)¦ 3¦(press hard)¦ 4¦(effect)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(fish)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bite — 1 verb past tense bit, past participle bitten 1 WITH YOUR TEETH (I, T) to cut or crush something with your teeth: Be careful! My dog bites. | Do you bite your fingernails? (+ into/through): biting into a juicy apple | They had to bite through the …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bite — [[t]ba͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ bites, biting, bit, bitten 1) VERB If you bite something, you use your teeth to cut into it, for example in order to eat it or break it. If an animal or person bites you, they use their teeth to hurt or injure you. [V n] Both… …   English dictionary

  • will — will1 [ wıl ] modal verb *** Will is usually followed by an infinitive without to : She will be angry. Sometimes it is used without a following infinitive: I never have borrowed money, and I never will. In conversation or informal writing will is …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English