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Meaning of "put the bite on someone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUT THE BITE ON SOMEONE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT THE BITE ON SOMEONE

put that in your pipe and smoke it
put the boot in
put the cart before the horse
put the cat among the pigeons
put the clock back
put the fear of God into
put the finger on
put the frighteners on
put the hard word on
put the kibosh on
put the lid on
put the mockers on
put the moz on
put the nips in
put the question
put the record straight
put the wind up
put their heads together
put through
put to bed

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT THE BITE ON SOMEONE

come back to someone
dance attendance on someone
do a number on someone
get no change out of someone
get the measure of someone
give it up for someone
give place to someone
hand it to someone
have the drop on someone
I wouldn´t doubt someone
knock the stuffing out of someone
leone
make love to someone
not put it past someone
pass the time of day with someone
someone
stand to someone
the price of someone
turn the tables on someone
wipe the floor with someone
woe betide someone

Synonyms and antonyms of put the bite on someone in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «put the bite on someone» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

把别人咬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poner la mordedura en alguien
570 millions of speakers

English

put the bite on someone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी पर काटने डाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وضع العض على شخص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

положить кусочек на кого
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colocar a mordida em alguém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কারো উপর কামড় রাখুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mettre la morsure sur quelqu´un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Letakkan gigitan pada seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

setzen Sie den Biss auf jemand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰か上の一口を置く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람 의 물기를 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine ing wong
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

đặt vết cắn trên người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ மீது கடித்தால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याला चावा लावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Isırık birini koymak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mettere il morso su qualcuno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

postawić na kogoś ugryźć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

покласти шматочок на кого
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pune musca pe cineva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θέσει το δάγκωμα σε κάποιον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit die byt op iemand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätta bettet på någon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sette bite på noen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of put the bite on someone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT THE BITE ON SOMEONE»

The term «put the bite on someone» is used very little and occupies the 151.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT THE BITE ON SOMEONE»

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Oxford Thesaurus of English
... obtain by threat(s), blackmail someone for, extract, exact, coerce, wring, wrest, screw, squeeze, milk, worm something out of someone; N.Amer. &Austral. informal put the bite on someone for; archaic rack.
Maurice Waite, 2009
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American English Idiomatic Expressions in 52 Weeks: An Easy ...
... out (END) 228 put someone in his/her place (DIS) 259 put someone in the picture (COMM) 290 put the bite on someone (MON) 317 put the cart before the horse (PLAN) 286 put the screws to someone (AUTH) 233 put the smack 442 Index.
John Holleman, 2006
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Postmodern Philosophy and Christian Thought
The Oxford English Dictionary notes an obsolete slang usage of the substantive. A "bite" may be "an imposition, a deception; what is now called a 'sell/"8 as in the expression, "to put the bite on" someone. (A venerable pun calls a bishop a "bite  ...
Merold Westphal, 1999
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Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
... unsuccessful. 2 said of a person: to fall down dead; to be Killed. • bite the hand that feeds you to harm or show ingratitude towards a person who is being kind or helpful to you. • put the bite on someone slang to extort or borrow money from ...
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Chambers concise dictionary
... bite the hand that feeds you to harm or show ingratitude towards a person who is being kind or helpful to you. put the bite on someone slang to extort or borrow money from them. O bite something back co//o<7 to restrain oneself from saying ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus
... archaic panegyrize. antonyms criticize. extort verb he was convicted of extorting money from local residents: force, extract, exact, wring, wrest, screw, squeeze, obtain by threat(s), blackmail someone for; informal put the bite on someone for; ...
‎2012
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Dictionary of Typical Command Phrases
... like to put the bite on someone, including myself I don't try to do this but just find myself at it. I'm so mad I could chew nails and spit tacks. I'm going to get rid of all my weapons. Narrow-mindedness: I must limit my thoughts. I'm always careful ...
Richard W. Wetherill, 2009
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A Shtetl and Other Yiddish Novellas
The door of the teashop swung open and shut as youths inside and out tried to put the bite on someone — maybe a "brother" would stand them to a meal or lend them a little money to tide them over — anything to still their hunger. Later on ...
Ruth R. Wisse, 1986
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Finding a Form: Essays
It is a tax on use, this thinning of the dime, as if money would otherwise be free of entropy; although to put the bite on someone has come to mean to beg for a loan, possibly as a return of favor, where the request is clearly not intended to invite ...
William H. Gass, 1997
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Undead Reb Down Under and Other Vampire Stories
Not having to put the bite on someone – anyone – was such a relief. The community hall art class she attended Thursday nights was proving to be promising and so was the university course she was taking in economics of a Friday. All things ...
Rod Marsden, 2008

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« EDUCALINGO. Put the bite on someone [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/put-the-bite-on-someone>. Jul 2020 ».
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