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mordre

  
      vt  
     (pour manger, attaquer)    to bite  
Le chien a mordu le facteur.      The dog bit the postman.  
   [lime, vis]   to bite into
      vi  
     (PÊCHE)  
[poisson]  
to bite  
mordre à l'hameçon      to bite, to rise to the bait  
Ça mord?      Is anything biting?  
   (=s'intéresser)  
mordre à qch      to take to sth  
     (en mangeant)    mordre dans      to bite into  
   (=empiéter)  
mordre sur        [+ligne, limite]   to go over  
  [+territoire, parcelle]   to go over into, to overlap into  
  [+sujet, partie, domaine]   to overlap into  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

mordoré, modérer, mode, morbide

mordre v.
bite

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to go over into
exp.
to bite into
exp.
to overlap into
exp.
to take to sth
vt.
1. eat one's way through 2. eat like a horse
[Fig.] Manger avec un grand appétit
v.
rise to the bait
exp.
to bite
v.
regret ; rue ; show signs of regret
[Fig.]
vi.
rise to the bait
vr.
regret it
vr.
kick oneself
[Fam.];[Fig.] Ex.: I misjudged Casey and now I really kick myself for that.
exp.
to bite sb until one draws blood
adv.
don't bark if you can't bite
adv.
don't bark if you can't bite
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'mordre' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
mordre
v.
mordre
v.
mordre
exp.
mordre qn
v.
mordre la poussière
[Fig.];[Slang]
exp.
mordre à l'hameçon
[UK]
exp.
essayer de mordre qn/qch
exp.
mordre à l'hameçon
[UK]
v.
mordre jusqu'au sang
exp.
se mordre les lèvres
[Fig.]
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