Translation: from spanish

to bite one's nails

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  • bite — bite, gnaw, champ, gnash are comparable when they mean to attack with or as if with the teeth. Bite fundamentally implies a getting of the teeth, especially the front teeth, into something so as to grip, pierce, or tear off {bite an apple deeply} …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bite — bite1 S2 [baıt] v past tense bit [bıt] past participle bitten [ˈbıtn] present participle biting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(teeth)¦ 2¦(insect/snake)¦ 3¦(press hard)¦ 4¦(effect)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(fish)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bite — bitable, biteable, adj. /buyt/, v., bit, bitten or bit, biting, n. v.t. 1. to cut, wound, or tear with the teeth: She bit the apple greedily. The lion bit his trainer. 2. to grip or hold with the teeth: Stop biting your lip! …   Universalium

  • bite — bite1 [ baıt ] (past tense bit [ bıt ] ; past participle bit|ten [ bıtn ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to use your teeth to cut or break something, usually in order to eat it: I wish you wouldn t bite your nails. bite into: Tom had… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bite — I UK [baɪt] / US verb Word forms bite : present tense I/you/we/they bite he/she/it bites present participle biting past tense bit UK [bɪt] / US past participle bitten UK [ˈbɪt(ə)n] / US ** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to use your teeth to cut or… …   English dictionary

  • bite — [[t]ba͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ bites, biting, bit, bitten 1) VERB If you bite something, you use your teeth to cut into it, for example in order to eat it or break it. If an animal or person bites you, they use their teeth to hurt or injure you. [V n] Both… …   English dictionary

  • bite*/*/ — [baɪt] (past tense bit [bɪt] ; past participle bitten [ˈbɪt(ə)n] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to use your teeth to cut or break something, usually in order to eat it Stop biting your nails.[/ex] I ve just been bitten by a snake.[/ex] Tom bit into his… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • one — one1 W1S1 [wʌn] number 1.) the number 1 ▪ They had one daughter. ▪ one hundred and twenty one pounds ▪ Come back at one (=one o clock) . ▪ Katie s almost one (=one year old) . 2.) one or two a small number of people or things = ↑a few ▪ There ar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • one — 1 /wVn/ number 1 the number one: one hundred and twenty one pounds ( 121) | The answer is on page forty one. | Can I have one coffee and two milkshakes please? 2 one or two a small number of people or things: There are one or two things to sort… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bite nails — v. chew one s fingernails …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Conservative treatment of ingrown toe nails — Ingrown nail Classification and external resources ICD 10 L60.0 …   Wikipedia


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