Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Bit"

The meaning of "Bit" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I remember the young bit.?
A: "Bit" means some of what the old man said.

So he is saying "I remember being young" but he doesn't know about being stupid.
Q: O que significa it's a bit natty. ?
A: She said "nutty" not "natty" (she has an English accent). So she is saying the drink has a nut like flavor.
Q: O que significa What's the best bit about your job?
A: It means, "What's the best part of your job?" or "What do you love most about your job?"

Using "best bit" is uncommon in this situation, though.
Q: O que significa I would have liked to of stayed a bit longer, but the longer you stay the less you appreciate it. So I think it's a good thing that I left as I will look forward to going back more. ?
A: In simple terms, it means "once we get used to something, we appreciate it less/enjoy it less." So the person who wrote that sentence wanted to leave before they enjoyed the place less. I hope that was helpful!
Q: O que significa we are getting the bit between his teeth?
A: They are making a Horse Training analogy, as in, comparing the boy to training a young horse to be ridden. The "bridle" is the headgear the horse wears and that the rider pulls on.

"I think we're getting the bit between his teeth" means that whatever they are doing is starting to work.
"The colt's been too long with the mare" means that the kid has been with his mother too long and they fear he's being babied/coddled and is not going to properly mature into a man.

Example sentences using "Bit"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com a little bit.
A: He is a little bit shy when he meets strangers.
I was a little bit annoyed when he arrived late.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com a bit of.
A: A bit of: a small part of

I'm not too hungry. I want a bit of pizza.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com just a little bit.
A: i would like just a little bit of cake. Can you move a little bit to the right. I feel a little bit better.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com I feel a bit hungry wan to have some sancks.我有一点饿,想吃点零食。这个表达可以吗?.
A: In English, unless the sentence is imperative, we always use a subject. So the correct phrase is "I feel a bit hungry. I want to have some snacks."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com in a bit.
A: "In a bit" means "very soon."


I'll stop by to visit in a bit.

The next train should be here in a bit.

Synonyms of "Bit" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre It was a bit scary. e I was a bit scared. ?
A: Essentially, they mean the same thing. I guess if you say "it was a bit scary" you put a but more emphasis on the event and with the other option you place a bit more emphasis on yourself. But generally speaking they are the same thing. And yes you can say "He is a scary teacher". You can also say, "that teacher scares me". Both work!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre He comes across as a bit arrogant. e He comes on as a bit arrogant. e He comes off as a bit arrogant. ?
A: They are all just different ways of saying the same thing. :)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre a bit e a little bit e rather ?
A: 'A bit' is a more casual way of saying 'a little bit', and would mean 'a small quantity or degree'.

'Rather' is a much nicer way of saying 'a lot' or 'much'. It isn't used much in spoken English (US). Also, it is not as extreme as saying 'very', but is closer to saying 'very' than saying 'a bit'.

So 'rather' is a much larger quantity or degree than 'a little bit'

Example: The mouse was a bit small, but not as small as the rather small mouse, and not nearly as small as the very small mouse.

Q: Qual é a diferença entre a bit e a little ?
A: Usually they're synonyms. Furthermore you also have "a little bit."

"She's a bit hungry." "She's a little hungry." "She's a little bit hungry." To a native speaker these all mean the same thing. 她有点儿饿。
Q: Qual é a diferença entre a little bit e a bit of ?
A: There is a little bit of difference between the two sayings.You can have a little bit to eat or a bit of a bite. The main difference is that "a little bit" is more American/Canadian. And that "a bit of" is more British/Australian. So that would mean It's a little bit of America/Canada and a bit of Britain/Australia. Hope this helped!

Translations of "Bit"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? bit and beat
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "what does 'in a bit' mean?"
A: I will see you in a bit.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? She has grown (up???) a little (bit???) since I took/captured(???) this picture
A: She has grown up since I took this picture.
She has grown up quite a bit since I captured this picture.

Captured is also correct but took is more common. :)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? a little bit(Record your answer please)
A: it sounds good, but I think you're saying it too fast
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what does " a bit too" mean what' s the difference between a bit, a bit too and too
A: "a bit" means "a small amount" or "to a small degree."

"too" (in this context) means "more than something should be" or "more than is wanted." If you think something is "too hot" you want it to be cooler.

"a bit too" would mean that something is a small amount more than expected. So if your drink is "a bit too hot" you might wait for it to cool down a little before drinking it, but it doesn't have to cool down by very much, and it probably isn't burning hot.

Other questions about "Bit"

Q: 1. I was excited and felt a bit sad at the same time when the wheels lifted off in Tokyo.
2. I felt excited and a bit sad at the same time when the wheels lifted off in Tokyo. soa natural?
A: No. 2 is the better one in grammar but No.1 would be ok as well for informal conversations.
Q: Come forward a bit and stand on the line soa natural?
A: you sound so angry lol
Q: “it didn’t do it’s bit to help out” soa natural?
A: "This is the final draft of..."
Q: He was a bit frustrated with the results of the test although doing well in it. soa natural?
A: He was a bit frustrated with the results of his test although he is doing well in it.
Q: - Sorry for not replying earlier, I was a bit preoccupied. soa natural?
A: "Preoccupied" means to have something on your mind that is distracting you, that is so engrossing you can't think about something else. But I guess in American English it's okay to say "preoccupied" to be mean busy.
I would personally say, "Sorry for not replying earlier, I was a bit busy."

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