A bit

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Definition

a (little) bit: a (little) part, piece, amount
noun
I only want a little bit of the cake, I'm on a diet.

(I'll call back) in a bit: (I'll call back) in a while, later, in a minute, in a moment
idiom

Examples

  • "What I really needed was to spend a bit of time with my best mates Samantha and Jenny, who I've known for ages."
  • "I've got a bit of a delicate problem on my hands, Brian."
  • "Jenny : I'm fine, I'm just a bit emotional seeing you after so long."
  • "Things got a little bit crazy in Kalackistan and I told him that I needed some space, a little bit of time to think."
  • "
    Bruno: A little bit hungry.
    "
  • "It's mild, it's reassuring, it's cheap: a bit like Europe in the current geopolitical sandwich."
  • "Are you a little bit lost again, 12?"
  • "He was acting strange, different, a little bit queer, I guess you could say."
  • "Look, it's all a bit technical, but the important thing is that my company's future is secure."

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