if it was a snake, it would've bit you

if it was a snake, it would've bit you

A phrase said humorously when one is looking for something that is right in front of them. Come on, your watch is right here, Liz! If it was a snake, it would've bit you!
See also: bit, if
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If it was a snake it woulda bit you.

Rur. It was very close to you. Jane: Where's the phone book? Tom: Right there! If it was a snake it woulda bit you. Bill: I can't find my other shoe. I've looked all over the house. Mary: It's right behind you. If it was a snake it would have bit you.
See also: bit, if, snake, woulda
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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