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a bite to eat

A meal, often a small or quick one. We don't have a lot of time, so let's just grab a quick bite to eat before the movie starts. Let's pull off at the next rest stop to grab a bite to eat.
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Harnish, after having experience with being married to that old fat money-bags, do you-all mind marrying a slim young fellow like me?' And you'll just wipe a tear away for poor old Daylight, and kind of lean toward me with a willing expression in your eye, and then I'll blush maybe some, being a young fellow, and put my arm around you, like that, and then--why, then I'll up and marry my brother's widow, and go out and do the chores while she's cooking a bite to eat."
I made fast to a willow; then I took a bite to eat, and by and by laid down in the canoe to smoke a pipe and lay out a plan.
And with old Barry I have my surety of a bite to eat and a place by the fire.
Set down an' talk a spell, and then we'll have a bite to eat. Which way might you be comin'?'
There's a little Jewish girl here who used to run errands for a milliner, and got sick and lost her place; and she was four days on the streets without a mouthful of food, and then she went to a place just around the corner and offered herself, and they made her give up her clothes before they would give her a bite to eat!"
New research seems to suggest that the key to keeping the gulls at bay if you're enoying a bite to eat on the move is to confront them head-on.
But if you want to stop off for a coffee or a bite to eat, what do you do with the hound?
Whether a coffee with friends, a bite to eat or a night out drinking, Alchemies has it all.
Maureen Campbell from Shawhead said:"My friends and I come here for a bite to eat EVERYTHURSDAY and love it.
SPICE Girl Mel C is pictured with staff at Llandudno's Cottage Loaf pub after having a bite to eat there this week.
op brat pal e or a bite Apparently the pop brat took his new model pal Yovanna Ventura for a bite to eat at a fast food chicken joint.
5.00pm to 7.00pm Grab a bite to eat and enjoy a mixture of family friendly short films, animations and music videos including films made by local school children and local artists.
Two people, friends for 30 years, take a bite to eat. Hot gossip!
SUNDAY ECHO Health Reporter Helen Hunt says: "As a working mum I would never criticise anyone for taking their children to burger or pizza joints for a quick bite to eat.