at the bit
See: CHAMP AT THE BIT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • at the bit — See: CHAMP AT THE BIT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • champ at the bit — {v. phr.} To be eager to begin; be tired of being held back; want to start. * /The horses were champing at the bit, anxious to start racing./ * /As punishment John was kept after school for two hours. He was champing at the bit to go out./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • champ at the bit — {v. phr.} To be eager to begin; be tired of being held back; want to start. * /The horses were champing at the bit, anxious to start racing./ * /As punishment John was kept after school for two hours. He was champing at the bit to go out./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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