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Meaning of "do one's bit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DO ONE'S BIT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO ONE'S BIT

do away with
do battle
do by
do down
do duty for
do for
do honour to
do in
do justice to
do like a dinner
do one´s block
do one´s cruet
do one´s level best
do one´s nana
do one´s nut
do one´s stuff
do oneself justice
do or die
do out
do over

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO ONE'S BIT

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

Synonyms and antonyms of do one's bit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «do one's bit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DO ONE'S BIT

Find out the translation of do one's bit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of do one's 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 «do one's bit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

做一个人的位
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

siga uno de poco
570 millions of speakers

English

do one´s bit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक सा करना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قيام المرء قليلا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сделать свое немного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer um pouco de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক বিট করতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire son peu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat sedikit pun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Führen Sie einen der Bit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分のビットを行う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 비트 를 할
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglakoni salah siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm của một người bit
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு பிட் செய்ய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याचा थोडा विचार करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Biraz yap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare un po ´ di
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zrobić własnego bitu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зробити своє трохи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face ceva cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνει λίγο κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen ´n mens se bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gör sin bit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre sin bit
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do one's bit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO ONE'S BIT»

The term «do one's bit» is normally little used and occupies the 134.927 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DO ONE'S BIT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about do one's bit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO ONE'S BIT»

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Cassell's Dictionary of Slang
[SE do + BALLS n.1 (1)] do one's bit v. [late 19C+] to make a contribution to the common good, esp. in joining the forces in a time of war. do one's block v. (also do in one's block, lose one's block) [20C+] (Aus.) 1 to lose emotional control, to lose ...
Jonathon Green, 2005
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... am doing my best to study hard in order to score good marks in the examination Do one's bit: Do one's due share * It is advisable to do one's bit towards the welfare of one's country Do one's endeavour: Do one's utmost * We must endeavour ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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The Rational and the Moral Order: The Social Roots of Reason ...
... whereas doing one's bit can never be; when conforming to such guidelines ( and so on) is contrary to reason, then not doing these things is not failing to do one's bit. Suppose, then, that this proportion of members is not just failing to conform, ...
Kurt Baier, 1995
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A Collection of Confusible Phrases
... runner do a show (make a show) do a work do an abortion do away with something do best do business do duty do execution (carry out an execution) do faces do good doit do justice to someone do lunch do one's best (do best) do one's bit ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
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Equality and Responsibility
The demand to reciprocate cannot sensibly be interpreted as being without substantive prerequisites or implications. This suggests in turn that the (reciprocal ) injunction to do one's bit in return will be activated, if it is to be activated at all, only ...
Christopher Lake, 2001
6
English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
Ona understood now that the real reason that Miss Henderson hated her was that she was a decent, married girl and she knew that the Toadies hated her for the same reason, and were doing their best to make her life miserable. do one's bit ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
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A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms ...
We were promised a formal answer from the Holy Office. do a bit • do one's bit do a bit—1. perform a small part in a play or movie: I got to do a bit with Mick Jagger where he comes into a dressing room and looks in the mirror.... 2. practice smth.
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2010
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The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
(Of a man) to fall utterly in love with: low coll: late C.19–20. do one's bit *. In late C .19–early 20 c., to serve a sentence. Ware. 2. In late C.19–20 coll, do one's share, to help a general cause. In the Boer War, a soldier wrote of his fellows, 'They ...
Eric Partridge, 2003
9
English idioms for Spanish speakers
to do away with 73 to do better than that 25 to do credit 6 1 to do one good (harm) 116 to do one's best 24 to do one's bit 27 to do one's heart good 1 29 to do one's own thing 287 to do one's part 203 to do one's utmost 309 to do over 73 to do ...
Eugene Savaiano, Lynn W. Winget, 2007
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Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
... Br. humor. of lower social class than one's sexual partner. a bit on the side Br., Aus. col.often humor.having sex outside one's family. bit/ bit by bit esp. Br. gradually. bit/ for a bit/in abitBr. col. for ashort time. bit/ do one's bit Br.col. do one's part ...
V. S. Matyushenkov, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DO ONE'S BIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term do one's bit is used in the context of the following news items.
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Thespians take to stage for a cause
... a spokesperson from NSD tells Metrolife. What could be better than to enjoy the performing arts and do one's bit for charity at the same time? «Deccan Herald, May 15»
2
Beyond Clicktivism
It appears easier that ever to do one's bit to better the world. Buying Fairtrade, signing online petitions or paying for someone else's coffee takes ... «Oxford Student, Feb 15»
3
Smiles all round at success of the King's Lynn Mart
Lynn Mart's chief steward, Donald Gray, said: “One's got to do one's bit for everyone and we like to keep a good relationship with everyone. «Lynn News, Feb 14»
4
The Turning of The Leaves: Happy Thanksgiving, Canada
One need only do one's bit, one's best, and then one stands back...and things take their own course. This Thanksgiving too I am reminded that I ... «Huffington Post Canada, Oct 13»
5
185 attend inaugural Curtin Engineering Symposium
In this rapidly growing industry, one needs dedication to do one's bit for the team,” said Nabila. Themed 'Fuelling the engineering in you' the ... «The Borneo Post, Jun 13»
6
The Diaoyu Islands and patriotism
Patriotism means to do one's bit to help build up a strong, prosperous, socially equal and culturally advanced country instead of shouting ... «China.org.cn, Aug 12»
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Strip babe: South siren Nisha Yadav bares it all again!
Nisha Yadav's campaign drive is named BASH THE TRASH & DAMN THE PLASTIC, and the hottie believes that one should do one's bit for ... «Apun Ka Choice, May 12»
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Sadia Hyat Khan: 'The sparks of God within us'
You have hit the nail on the head, if one goes out to do one's bit in creating a positive world…negativity hinders the process. MJ i am an ... «The Express Tribune, Sep 11»
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Purusharthas: The Four Goals of Life
A person must enjoy in some measure what worldly life has to offer, pay off debts to society and do one's bit in maintaining a healthy communal ... «ChakraNews.com, Aug 11»
10
Granola: Save money, power and the environment
The notion of being green and helping to do one's bit for the environment is universally appealing, particularly if it involves very little effort. «BetaNews, Apr 11»

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