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mordre à belles dents vt.
1. eat one's way through 2. eat like a horse
[Fig.] Manger avec un grand appétit

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1. eat one's way through 2. eat like a horse
[Fig.] Manger avec un grand appétit
1. tear into (something) 2. eat like a horse
[Fig.] Manger avec un grand appétit
to take to sth
to bite
rise to the bait
'mordre à belles dents' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
mordre à belles dents dans qch
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     (pour manger, attaquer)    to bite  
Le chien a mordu le facteur.      The dog bit the postman.  
   [lime, vis]   to bite into
to bite  
mordre à l'hameçon      to bite, to rise to the bait  
Ça mord?      Is anything biting?  
mordre à qch      to take to sth  
     (en mangeant)    mordre dans      to bite into  
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  
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mordoré, modérer, mode, morbide

"mordre à belles dents": examples and translations in context
Maintenant, encore l'antidote, et tu pourras mordre à belles dents. Good. Now a little antidote, and you can give a love bite.
Rien à mordre à belles dents! Nothing to sink your teeth into.
Parce que votre ami à quatre pattes aime mordre dans la vie à belles dents, Zooba lui offre les bons ingrédients pour bien vivre et être heureux. Your four-legged friend is full of life, and Zooba is the right food to keep him on the right track and healthier than ever.
Les isopodes, tels des limnorias marines géantes mesurant une trentaine de centimètres, mangent la pourriture à belles dents. The tides, surging in and out of the lagoon, bring in regular supplies of fresh oxygenated water and fresh food. Angler fish sit in the current waiting patiently, like all fishermen, for whatever turns up.
Tout le monde sourit à belles dents et s'embrasse. Well, it's all smiles here in the Crest kiss and cry area.
Il mordra l'affaire à belles dents. It's the kind of case he can really sink his teeth into.
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