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What is the difference between Beat and Beet and Bit?
What is the difference between Beat and Beet and Bit? :
) Hit somebody / something repeatedly
Somebody was beating at the door.
Who is beating the door?
) Reduce someone to a specified state by hitting repeatedly
The police beat the prisoner unconscious.
) Expand and contract rhythmically especially the heart
He is alive. His heart is still beating.
) Defeat someone – win against someone – do better than someone
Your team was easily beaten.
) Be better than something – defeat
Nothing beats home cooking.
The government’s main aim is to beat inflation.
) Stroke or regular sequence of strokes
We heard the beat of the drum.
) Emphasis repeated regularly, making rhythm in music or poetry
The song has a good beat.
) Route along which someone goes regularly, allocated to a policeman or a watchman
The Policeman is out on his beat.
) Type of plant with a fleshy root which is used as a vegetable or for making sugar
Do you use beet as a vegetable?
Can you make sugar from beet?
) Small piece or amount of something
I gave a bit of sound advice.
) Slightly – rather
These trousers are a bit tight.
) Short time or distance
Wait a bit.
Move up a bit.
) Metal part of a bridle put in a horse’s mouth as a way of controlling it
Bit of the bridle helps keep nurse under control.
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