bit - definition and synonyms

adverb, pronoun 

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A bit can be used in the following ways:
as an adverb: We waited a bit, and then decided to go. (before an adjective or adverb): It’s a bit cold in here, isn’t it?
as a pronoun: She’d only eaten a bit before she started choking. (followed by ‘of’): I could use a bit of help.
Bit can also be used in many expressions referring to amounts or degrees, especially small ones.


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