take a bite

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take a bite (third-person singular simple present takes a bite, present participle taking a bite, simple past took a bite, past participle taken a bite)

  1. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) (idiomatic) To eat a quick, light snack.
  2. To bite into something once for the purpose of eating.
    I took a bite out of the apple and immediately realised it was rotten.

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