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bite off

This page is about the phrasal verb bite off

Meaning: to separate something from whatever it's attached to by biting it

For example:

  • be bitten off Did you hear about the surfer who had his foot bitten off by a shark?

  • bite off sth A guy in Sydney was arrested for biting off the head of a live pigeon.

  • bite sth off Jim bites the top off a beer bottle before drinking it.

Quick Quiz:

She couldn't bite it off because she couldn't

a. understand it

b. remember it

c. get it in her mouth

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