bite off


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bite off

To use the teeth to pull off something. The bitten item can be named before or after "off." We had to take the dog to the vet after he bit off and ate a piece of a questionable-looking plant. Once the lollipop was soft enough, I bit it off the stick
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*bit off

 and *little off
a little crazy; a little out of whack. (*Typically: be ~; find someone ~.) This guy's a little off, but he is harmless.
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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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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.
He suggests they should model their hands before trying to bite off their fingernails.
He really pushes us to think bigger and bite off more, and he knows how to make things happen.
But there are other people who say just the opposite; the rain turns the bite off.