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Definition of bite the bullet

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Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'to start, prepare to, be about to':

Definitions include: contraction of "about to."
Definitions include: to engage in coitus.
Definitions include: See top.
Definitions include: to start a task.
Definitions include: shortened form of "fixing to," meaning "about to" or "preparing to."
Definitions include: about to.
Definitions include: time to get serious about doing something.
Definitions include: a five dollar bill.
Definitions include: to initiate an action.
Definitions include: contraction for "going to."
Definitions include: to die.

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Other terms relating to 'bite':

Definitions include: to talk a lot but never take action.
Definitions include: a young child.
Definitions include: to be of poor quality, displeasing.
Definitions include: to have negative consequences.
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.
Definitions include: a command, similar to "Go to hell!" (i.e. "Leave me alone!" "Go away!" etc.)
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: a dismissive retort; "go to hell".
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: to be nervous or afraid.
Definitions include: to restrain one's self, and not say something that one wants to say.
Definitions include: a person who "bites".
Definitions include: to die or to get killed.
Definitions include: to start drinking alcohol again in the morning to avoid feeling hung-over.
Definitions include: to die.

Other terms relating to 'bullet':

Definitions include: a type of cocaine paraphernalia.
Definitions include: something very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: an effect in visual media such as movies and video games in which playback is slowed or paused while the camera moves around a moving object such as a bullet.
Definitions include: to nearly avoid a bad event.
Definitions include: semen.
Definitions include: bullets coated with Teflon to penetrate bullet-proof armor.
Definitions include: the anus.
Definitions include: the ultimate fix for a problem.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: extremely popular.
Definitions include: taking a passive role.

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