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Meaning of "Bite his hand off"


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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #1 (permalink) Tue Aug 17, 2004 19:42 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

Test No. incompl/elem-29 "Responses (2)", answer 3

Mike: 'He offered me a 50% discount. What should I do?'
Jane: 'Bite his hand off.'

Correct answer: (d) Bite his hand off.

Your answer was: incorrect
Mike: 'He offered me a 50% discount. What should I do?'
Jane: 'Hold your hand in.'
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off"

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Bite his hand off #2 (permalink) Tue Aug 17, 2004 21:30 pm   Bite his hand off
 

Hi,

If someone makes you an offer, offers you something which is very good /which is very cheap, then the advice could be: 'Bite his hand off' which is an expression that means accept the offer very quickly, don't hesitate. In fact it suggests that you should not only accept what is offered but you should also bite his hand off so that he can't take the offer back.
Hope this makes sense. Obviously it is said in a humorous way because it is exaggerated.

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Bite his hand off? #3 (permalink) Tue Aug 17, 2004 21:42 pm   Bite his hand off?
 

Execellent explanation Alan!
I didn't know that expression and couldn't understand the meaning of it when i first read it!But now it sounds all clear to me!

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Bite his hand off #4 (permalink) Wed Aug 18, 2004 0:18 am   Bite his hand off
 

thanks a lot

so , ill probably , bite your hand , because of the free lessons you are offering
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Bite his hand off? #5 (permalink) Sat Aug 21, 2004 13:09 pm   Bite his hand off?
 

Wow, "bite her hand off" it a very good.........sentence.....

Alan, can you share more for us :)....thanks...Vivien
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #6 (permalink) Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:29 am   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

Bite his hand off.

Mmmmhhhh... I like this expression.
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #7 (permalink) Tue Oct 28, 2008 18:00 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

really it's lol

i like this expression

thanx for your explanations

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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #8 (permalink) Thu Nov 13, 2008 17:32 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

I bite your hands you,Trosten and all the team

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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #9 (permalink) Mon Nov 17, 2008 20:30 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

Hi!!!!!!!!!!
I meet this expression for the first time but i am sure that after such an excellent explanation will never forget it!!!!!! thanx!!!!!
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #10 (permalink) Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:32 am   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

got it, thanks !!!!
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"Bite his hand off" #11 (permalink) Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:31 am   "Bite his hand off"
 

Mike: He offered me 50% discount. what should I do?

Jane: Bite his hand off .......What is the meaning of this?
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #12 (permalink) Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:59 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

Hi Thillaiganesh

Mr. Alan has already explain this in above post so please read it carefully and I am sure you will get the answer as he explained very well.
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #13 (permalink) Wed Mar 25, 2009 15:41 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

I like this expression. this is the first time to meet it . thanks Alan for this excellent explanation
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Meaning of "Bite his hand off" #14 (permalink) Wed Mar 25, 2009 15:43 pm   Meaning of "Bite his hand off"
 

Sasooo, what a beautiful avatar.
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Bite his hand off #15 (permalink) Sun Apr 26, 2009 1:30 am   Bite his hand off
 

your ex
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