bite one's lip

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bite one's lip(
bayt
 
wuhnz
 
lihp
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to grip one's lip with teeth)
a. morderse los labios
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I know you're nervous because you're biting your lip.Sé que estás nerviosa porque te estás mordiendo los labios.
2. (idiom) (to refrain from speaking)
a. morderse la lengua (idiom)
Bite your lip and don't say anything to your brother.Muérdete la lengua y no le digas nada a tu hermano.
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