a bit

ADVERB
  1. to a small degree; somewhat
    it's a bit warm
    felt a little better
    a trifle smaller
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How To Use a bit In A Sentence

  • You see that you're undershooting and so, leaving the throttle as is, you attempt to flatten your descent path by lifting the nose a bit - and you enter the region of reverse command.
  • Labour is naturally a bit shell-shocked finding itself out of office for the first time in 13 years. Times, Sunday Times
  • Divide half the mixture between 4 glass bowls, then sprinkle with a few fresh raspberries and a bit more crushed honeycomb. The Sun
  • We were a bit unlucky with the group. The Sun
  • My knee has swollen up and it is a bit stiff. The Sun
  • Commander Laurel D' ken smiled wryly as the blue haired officer said to Allison, ‘We'll need to nursemaid them a bit but I think they'd be able to manage well enough.’
  • When I ask if he spends money on anything really extravagant, he looks a bit uncertain. Times, Sunday Times
  • We drove a mile or so to Shipley Glen, a wooded hillside where a bit of family fairground fun awaited.
  • I thought he had a bit more sense, but no.
  • Methone is a bit bigger than Anthe, at 3km (1.8 miles) in diameter, it too was discovered by the Cassini imaging team in 2004. Tom's Astronomy Blog
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