bite off

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bite something off

to remove something in a bite. Ann bit a piece off and chewed it up. She bit off a piece.
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RSPCA Chief inspector Byron Hall said two men in their 20s accepted a challenge to put a mouse in their mouth and bite off its tail.
That's a lot to bite off and that doesn't count the features we include about improving your district's Web site, how to build space for the growing pre-K movement, and the specific challenges that special education children face under NCLB.
But it is not likely that a dinosaur would even try to bite off those horns.
They should not be asked to bite off the whole state.
Every organization that deploys a KM systems system must decide on how much to bite off in the first deployment.
He suggests they should model their hands before snatching them and trying to bite off their fingernails.