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To bite the bullet is to make yourself do something or accept something difficult or unpleasant.
Example Usage: They decided to bite the bullet and pay the extra for the house they really wanted; Car drivers are biting the bullet after another rise in petrol prices.
Did you know...? It is thought that this phrase originated from the practice, during war, of having a patient bite on a bullet to help them cope with the pain of surgery, if anesthetic were not available.
(Noun) - A plan of what someone is going to do and when they are going to do it; A list that shows the times that buses, trains etc leave or arrive at a particular place.
Example Usage: The majority of holiday flights depart and arrive on schedule;
Could you please check the train schedule for tomorrow?
Did you know...? The word 'schedule' was the Oxford Dictionary's 173rd most-viewed word last year.
Adjectives describe an attribute of a noun, for example, long hair, new car, old house. There are estimated to be more than 100,000 adjectives in the English language - far too many to learn of course, but here is a good list to get you started...
It is not too late to learn some last minute Christmas adjectives. You may hear them being used during your Christmas celebrations or you may see them on Christmas greeting cards. Here is a list of some commonly used English word adjectives which describe Christmas, and a guide on how you might wish to use them.