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To confront, or come up against, a given situation
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Past tense for to endure a punishment, ordeal or consequence, especially with dignity or stoicism
“Traveling distances are vast, so be prepared to bite the bullet and face the notoriously bad potholes and seriously bumpy surfaces of dirt roads.”
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Past tense for to have no choice but to do, or be forced into doing, something
“I had to bite the bullet and take a couple of math classes even though I knew they were hard.”
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Past tense for to commit oneself to a decisive step or decision
“The authorities decided to bite the bullet and implement the reforms against the corrupted employees.”
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Past tense for to confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable
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Past tense for to commit oneself to a (decisive) task or decision
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Past tense for to confront an adversary in his or her own environment
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Past tense for to persevere through something difficult or unpleasant
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Past tense for accept, endure
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