won't bite


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 — (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

  • 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

  • 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 — 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 — 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

  • 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 TV — Infobox TV channel name = BITE TV logofile = BITE TV.jpg logoalt= logosize= launch = March 15, 2005 closed date = picture format = share = share as of = share source = network = owner = Glassbox Television Inc slogan = Where A.D.D. is A.O.K.… …   Wikipedia