small piece or amount of sth
the smallest unit of information used by a computer
"a spot of tea"
"a bit of paper"
"a bit of lint"
"I gave him a bit of my mind"
"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
"wait just a moment"
"in a mo"
"it only takes a minute"
"in just a bit"
"it was a nice piece of work"
"he had a bit of good luck"
"the horse was not accustomed to a bit"
"there are 8 bits in a byte"
"all they had left was a bit of bread"
"overheard snatches of their conversation"
"he did his act three times every evening"
"she had a catchy little routine"
"it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
"he looked around for the right size bit"
The fragments, scraps, the bits, and greasy relics Of her o'er-eaten faith.
出自：Troilus Cressida , Shakespeare
I can take a bit draw of the pipe.
出自： J. Hawthorne
A most noble ruin..full of beautiful and romantic bits.
出自： B. Stoker
He's lost every bit of shamesevery bitsif ever he had anyswhich I doubt very much.
出自： D. H. Lawrence
By 1900 there were fifty thousand Jews in Palestine and a bit more social life for Jossi.
出自： L. Uris
He did not feel a bit sorry.
He felt a little sorry.
误 I'm a bit of tired.I think I'll go home.
正 I'm a bit tired.I think I'll go home.
误 Please give me a bit paper.
正 Please give me a bit of paper.
析 a bit修饰形容词、副词时充当程度副词,其后不可接介词of,但修饰名词时须接of。
误 I'm not a bit hungry.
正 I'm not a little hungry.
析 not a bit的意思是“一点儿没有”,相当于not at all; 而not a little的意思恰恰与其相反,表示“非常”“不可”。