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A good story is elegantly wrapped, and the child discovers things bit by bit.
Robert Ingpen

Meaning of "bit by bit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIT BY BIT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIT BY BIT

bit
bit of skirt
bit on the side
bit part
bit player
bit rate
bit slice
bitable
bitartrate
bitch
bitch-slap
bitch-slapped
bitch-slapping
bitchery
bitchfest
bitchier
bitchiest
bitchily
bitchin´
bitchiness

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIT BY BIT

a bit
brace and bit
centre bit
chafe at the bit
champ at the bit
countersink bit
curb bit
devil´s bit
do one´s bit
every bit
not a bit
snaffle bit
threepenny bit
thrupenny bit

Synonyms and antonyms of bit by bit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BIT BY BIT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bit by bit» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bit by bit

Translation of «bit by bit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIT BY BIT

Find out the translation of bit by bit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bit by bit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bit by bit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

点点滴滴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poco a poco
570 millions of speakers

English

bit by bit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

थोड़ा थोड़ा करके
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شيئا فشيئا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

по крупицам
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pouco a pouco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অল্পে অল্পে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

petit à petit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

sedikit demi sedikit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stück für Stück
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

少しずつ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비트 씩
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dicokot kanthi cepet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đánh miếng trả miếng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துண்டு துண்டாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थोड थोड करून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

azar azar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gradualmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kawałek po kawałku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

по крупицях
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

puțin câte puțin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λίγο-λίγο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bietjie vir bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bit för bit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

litt etter litt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bit by bit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIT BY BIT»

The term «bit by bit» is regularly used and occupies the 67.484 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIT BY BIT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bit by bit

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8 QUOTES WITH «BIT BY BIT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bit by bit.
1
Robert Ingpen
A good story is elegantly wrapped, and the child discovers things bit by bit.
2
Jon Johansen
Anyone with a little computer experience knows that anything can be copied bit by bit with the right equipment.
3
Jen Lancaster
You can't all of a sudden go to sleep one night and wake up Martha Stewart. It's bit by bit by bit.
4
Lennart Meri
Our civilisation has lost this bond between times, and tends to measure time with a yardstick, bit by bit, from one point to another.
5
Octavio Paz
We are condemned to kill time, thus we die bit by bit.
6
Chuck Schumer
Do not let arguments of expediency persuade you. That is the slow road to oblivion. That is the tortured path to undoing step by step, bit by bit, as the river creates a canyon, the way of life that we love.
7
Annabella Sciorra
The thing is, when we do fight scenes, when we kill people in the movies, they bring in experts to choreograph it bit by bit, because you can't really kill someone, and you don't want to really hurt them.
8
Edith Wharton
I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIT BY BIT»

Discover the use of bit by bit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bit by bit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bit by Bit
When Zundel the tailor wears out his beautiful coat, he continues to make smaller and smaller garments from the material that is left.
Steve Sanfield, 2002
2
Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold
Intrepid journalist considers power's corrosion, evades execution, and walks on the wild side of war-torn Africa.
‎2009
3
Blossom bit by bit
This story proves that anyone with the desire, determination & ability can achieve success & self-sufficiency. Discounts available. F.O.B. on prepaid orders. Return unblemished books.
Leatha B. Hayes, 1997
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Bit by Bit: Catalyst's Guide to Advancing Women in High Tech ...
"A toolkit loaded with company practices examples, tips, and advice. The four booklets will help you: Get a handle on the issues, identify and manage talent, and make work/life effectiveness work."
5
Bit by Bit: Building a Transatlantic Partnership for the ...
Bit by Bit reviews and suggests solutions to the major obstacles facing the United States and European Union as they race to secure positions in this global information age.
Robin Gaster, 1996
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Bit by Bit: . Teacher's ed
Teacher's edition, workbook, skill practice, reteaching, parent-child activities, tests, comprehension, vocabulary, challenge, writing, teaching charts, transparencies.
Virginia A. Arnold, Carl Bernard Smith, Joan I. Glazer, 1989
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Word of the Day Bit by Bit
... is important, because as early as 4th grade, children's reading comprehension skills suffer from poor word knowledge. While many of today's children are developing oral vocabularies at a prodigious rate, others are falling behind. Bit by Bit ...
Heather McDonald, 2007
8
Imperfect Forgiveness: The Miracle of Releasing Hurt Bit By Bit
The goal of life is to be happy and it is difficult to experience joy and happiness if our spirit is compromised with anger and resentment.
Alice Wheaton, 2012
9
Bit by Bit
Mala Devlin, Trina Alexson. Meena and her brother learned to take surprises in stride and adapt to situations – and have fun doing it. Closer to home, Meena tutored children from disadvantaged families and she understood from an early age ...
Mala Devlin, Trina Alexson, 2012
10
Bit By Bit, Friends Aloft: Grade 2
Teacher's edition, workbook, skill practice, reteaching, parent-child activities, tests, comprehension, vocabulary, challenge, writing, teaching charts, transparencies.
Virginia A. Arnold, Carl Bernard Smith, Joan I. Glazer, 1987

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIT BY BIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bit by bit is used in the context of the following news items.
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Greece and Iran Are Taking Oil Prices for a Ride
The talks have been extended and are nearing a July 7 deadline, but bit by bit a deal is beginning to emerge. As the markets begin to accept ... «The Fiscal Times, Jul 15»
2
Massimiliano Allegri, Claudio Marchisio extend Juventus contracts
"He introduced his vision of the game bit by bit, adapting his players to it and teaching them how to change their behaviour during matches. «ESPN FC, Jul 15»
3
Italian Hacking Team Website Hacked, Unleashing 400GB of Data
Information, such as email correspondences, invoice, and source code were released bit by bit in Hacker team's Twitter account and on full on ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
4
Suicide Squad Update: Jai Courtney's beard was director David …
The much awaited movie dedicated to the DC Universe' ultimate villains, Suicide Squad, is currently in the works, moving bit by bit to meet its ... «Venture Capital Post, Jul 15»
5
Guest Blog: Analysis of Bolton Wanderers' Financial Situation Part One
... went to a Private Limited Company some 18 months ago and with this new proposal in mind it is for me is starting to piece together bit by bit. «Lion of Vienna Suite, Jul 15»
6
Austria challenges atomic power assumptions in Europe
“We think this is the perfect place, a life-size model where you can learn how to deconstruct a reactor bit by bit in a safe environment,” said ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
7
Abe aide says BOJ could ease more if Greece sends yen surging
The selling of the yen may be “coming closer to its limit bit by bit,” Hamada said in April when the yen was trading at around 119 per dollar. «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
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7/7 London bombing: Tavistock Square eyewitness Alex Marshall …
It's never going to go away, you just learn to cope better and better, bit by bit. "I still work at Tavistock Square as I didn't want to leave and feel ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
9
The Last Ship Season 2 Episode #04 – Solace Review
... an expert in areas that will help, so the crew continues to change bit by bit, which is definitely natural and almost required for a show like this. «The Fandom Post, Jul 15»
10
50K walleye being put into Hamilton harbour Monday
But bit by bit, atrocious water quality and a loss of natural habitat meant they disappeared from the area like many fish did. By the 1950s, they ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»

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