bite\ one's\ head\ off


bite\ one's\ head\ off
v. phr.
To answer someone in great anger; answer furiously.

I'm sorry to tell you that I lost my job, but that's no reason to bite my head off!


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • bite one's head off — {v. phr.} To answer someone in great anger; answer furiously. * /I m sorry to tell you that I lost my job, but that s no reason to bite my head off!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bite one's head off — act severely, verbally attack someone …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • 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 — [c]/baɪt / (say buyt) verb (bit, bitten or, Archaic, bit, biting) –verb (t) 1. to cut into or wound, with the teeth: the dog bit me. 2. to grip with the teeth. 3. to sting, as an insect. 4. to cau …   Australian English dictionary

  • bite — 1 verb past tense bit, past participle bitten 1 WITH YOUR TEETH (I, T) to cut or crush something with your teeth: Be careful! My dog bites. | Do you bite your fingernails? (+ into/through): biting into a juicy apple | They had to bite through the …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • head — 1 /hed/ noun TOP OF BODY 1 (C) the top part of your body which has your eyes, mouth, brain etc in it: My head aches. | He turned his head and looked at me. | severe head injuries 2 from head to foot/toe over your whole body: He was shaking from… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bite — [[t]baɪt[/t]] v. bit, bit•ten bit, bit•ing, 1) to cut, wound, or tear with the teeth 2) to sever with the teeth (often fol. by off) 3) to grip with the teeth 4) to sting, as an insect 5) to cause to sting: faces bitten by the icy wind[/ex] 6) inf …   From formal English to slang