Put the bite on (one) In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "put the bite on (one)", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Julia Huong calendar 2021-07-17 01:07

Meaning of Put the bite on (one)


put the bee on (someone) , put the arm on (one) , put the touch on (one)

Put the bite on (one) slang

Used to say that someone attempts to get money from you

I discovered that my younger brother put the bite on my mother for 100 dollars.

He is addicted to drugs and alcohol. He sometimes puts the bite on me for buying them.

Other phrases about:

to pinch pennies

save as much money as possible

a golden key can open any door
Anything can be accomplished with sufficient money (or the promise of it)
a light purse makes a heavy heart

Feeling worried about finance.

earn a/your crust

To do work of any kind to earn a living

don't spend it all in one place

A joking phrase used when someone receives a small amount of money 

Grammar and Usage of Put the bite on (one)

Verb Forms

  • puts the bite on
  • putting the bite on

The verb "put" should be conjugated according to its tense.


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