Idiom: Bite the bullet
Meaning: If you have to bite the bullet, you have to accept or face something unpleasant because it cannot be avoided.Country: International English | Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
All idioms have been editorially reviewed, and submitted idioms may have been edited for correctness and completeness.
- Their bark is worse than their bite
- Bark is worse than their bite
- Bite off more than you can chew
- Silver bullet
- Bite your lip
- Bite your tongue
- All bark and no bite
- Dodge the bullet
- Bite someone's head off
- Band-Aid on a bullet wound
- Bite the dust
- Sleep well- don't let the bedbugs bite
- Don't bite the hand that feeds
Idiom eBooks from UsingEnglish.com
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!
If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.
If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.
- View examples in Google: Bite the bullet
- Idiom Quizzes