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Biting The Bullet ( patiently waiting when you do not want to wait ... )

"Biting The Bullet"



You "bite the bullet" when you are forced to be patient and wait when you do not want to wait.

Example: "Hurry mom, I really have to go to the bathroom." Reply: "We won't be there for another 20 minutes. Bite the bullet."



You "bite the bullet" when you withstand pain or discomfort knowing that it will get better in the future.

Example: "Forty students in one class is too many." Reply: "Until we get more teachers, we have to bite the bullet."



Biting the bullet describes the uncomfortable feeling of having to wait when you feel you cannot wait.





Biting Off More Than You Can Chew

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