bite one's lip


bite one's lip
закуси́ть губу́, куса́ть гу́бы

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  • bite one's lip — ► bite one s lip stifle laughter or a retort. Main Entry: ↑lip …   English terms dictionary

  • bite one's lip — phrasal or bite one s tongue : to hold back a remark one would like to make * * * bite one s lip To restrain one s anger or mirth • • • Main Entry: ↑bite bite one s lip 1. To do this to show annoyance or disappointment 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • bite one's lip — idi bite one s lip or tongue, to repress one s anger or other emotions …   From formal English to slang

  • bite one's lip — I wanted to say something about that hideous dress, but I bit my lip Syn: keep quiet, keep one s mouth shut, say nothing, bite one s tongue …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bite one's lip — verb To forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute. Buckingham bit his lip, for he saw the introduction of Lady Derby was likely to confuse and embroil every… …   Wiktionary

  • bite one's lip — stifle laughter or a retort. → lip …   English new terms dictionary

  • bite one's lip — restrain oneself, suppress one s emotions or impulses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bite one's tongue — phrasal see bite one s lip * * * make a desperate effort to avoid saying something I had to bite my tongue and accept his explanation …   Useful english dictionary

  • bite one's tongue — verb To forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute. After the comments she made about homosexuals, I wanted to scream at her, but I bit my tongue instead. Syn:… …   Wiktionary

  • button one's lip — verb To remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate. Yes, put in Solomon. Ive been tipped off to this guy Mars, and youd better tell him to button up his lip and not start anything. Syn: bite… …   Wiktionary

  • lip — ► NOUN 1) either of the two fleshy parts forming the edges of the mouth opening. 2) the edge of a hollow container or an opening. 3) informal impudent talk. 4) another term for LABIUM(Cf. ↑labium). ► VERB ▪ (of water) lap a …   English terms dictionary


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