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take the bait

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  • take the bait — to accept something that was offered to get you to do something. I flirted with Kate, teased her some, but she never took the bait. Others tried to focus on our disagreements, but we didn t take the bait and instead talked about what we can do… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take the bait — swallow/take the bait to accept something that is only being offered to you so that you will do something. The offer of a free radio with every television proved very popular, and hundreds of shoppers swallowed the bait …   New idioms dictionary

  • swallow the bait — swallow/take the bait to accept something that is only being offered to you so that you will do something. The offer of a free radio with every television proved very popular, and hundreds of shoppers swallowed the bait …   New idioms dictionary

  • rise to the bait — To do what someone else intends or suggests one should do • • • Main Entry: ↑bait rise to it or rise to the bait (figurative, from fishing) To take the lure • • • Main Entry: ↑rise * * * rise to the bait british phrase …   Useful english dictionary

  • To take the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bait — [[t]be͟ɪt[/t]] baits, baiting, baited 1) N VAR Bait is food which you put on a hook or in a trap in order to catch fish or animals. 2) VERB If you bait a hook or trap, you put bait on it or in it. [V n with n] He baited his hook with pie... [V n] …   English dictionary

  • bait — 1 noun (singular, uncountable) 1 food used to attract fish, animals, or birds so that you can catch them: Worms make excellent fish bait. | take the bait (=eat it and be caught) 2 something used to make someone do something, buy something etc:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bait — n. 1) to hold out, offer; put out, set out bait 2) to nibble at; swallow, take the bait 3) to rise to the bait 4) tempting bait * * * [beɪt] offer put out set out bait swallow take the bai …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bait — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fresh, live ▪ He used maggots as live bait. VERB + BAIT ▪ dangle (often figurative), put out, set …   Collocations dictionary

  • bait — bait1 [beıt] n [singular, U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Norse; Origin: beita food ] 1.) food used to attract fish, animals, or birds so that you can catch them ▪ We used worms as bait. ▪ The fish wouldn t take the bait . 2.) something attractive… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Anger Management — Infobox Television episode Colour = #ffaa44 Series = The O.C. Title = The Anger Management Season = 3 (2005 2006) Caption = Seth and Summer Episode = 7 Airdate = November 17, 2005 (FOX) Writer = John Stephens Director = Michael Fresco Production …   Wikipedia


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