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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.”
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.”
To commit oneself to a decisive step or decision
“The authorities decided to bite the bullet and implement the reforms against the corrupted employees.”
To confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable
To commit oneself to a (decisive) task or decision
To confront an adversary in his or her own environment
To persevere through something difficult or unpleasant
Accept, endure
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