put the bite on

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bite definition


  1. in.
    to accept a deception; to fall for something; to respond to a come-on. : We put up a sign advertising free pop, but nobody bit.
  2. in.
    [for someone or something] to be bad or threatening. : My dad bites, but don't worry, he's in a good mood.
  3. in.
    to be irritating. (More severe than to suck,as in It sucks.) : This party bites. Sko.
  4. tv.
    to copy something without permission; to steal something. : Sue bit a copy of my term paper, and I almost got in trouble.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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put the bite on (so) definition


  1. tv.
    to try to get money out of someone. : You're always putting the bite on me for a few bucks. Go away.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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