Show ingratitude, turn against a benefactor. For example, The college gave me a scholarship, so I shouldn’t bite the hand that feeds me and criticize its hiring policies. Used about 600 b.c. by the Greek poet Sappho, this metaphor of a dog biting its master was first recorded in English in 1711.
a holder for x-ray film with a projecting fin that is held between the teeth so as to show the crowns of the upper and lower teeth in one picture.
either of the two fleshy parts or folds forming the margins of the mouth and functioning in speech. Usually, lips. these parts as organs of speech: I heard it from his own lips. a projecting edge on a container or other hollow object: the lip of a pitcher. a liplike part or structure, especially of […]
small enough to fit in the mouth or be consumed in one or two bites: bite-size candies. very small. quickly or easily comprehended, resolved, etc.: bite-size problems. Contemporary Examples 6 Food Trends That Should Disappear Jacquelynn D. Powers June 24, 2010 World Cup Wrap-Up Joshua Robinson June 11, 2010 The Gadget Chef: Reconstructed Chicken Soup […]