mordre sur translation | French-English dictionary

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exp.
to go over into
exp.
to overlap into
v.
bite
exp.
to bite into
exp.
to take to sth
v.
rise to the bait
exp.
to bite
v.
regret ; rue ; show signs of regret
[Fig.]
vt.
1. eat one's way through 2. eat like a horse
[Fig.] Manger avec un grand appétit
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'mordre sur' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
mordre
v.
mordre
v.
mordre
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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 sur": examples and translations in context
Il te fait mordre sur un coup. He gets you to bite on a job.
Un art "vivant" en prise directe sur la vie. Un art mis en oeuvre à l'aide de modalités différentes permettant de mordre sur un public différent, en passant par des canaux différents. An "living art" in direct hold with life. An art put in work with the help of different modes permitting to bite on a different public, passing by different channels.
Mais vous devrez mordre sur cette cuillère en bois pour éviter de couper un morceau de votre langue. But you might want to bite down on this wooden spoon to keep from taking a chunk off your tongue.
Mordre sur elle ou vous mordre la langue hors tension. Bite down on it or you'll bite your tongue off.
J'ai dû mordre sur ma chique. I just had to tough my way through it.
Non, il doit mordre sur sa chique. No, he should grit his teeth.
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