Idioms about bate
Origin of bate1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH batebaited, bated
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How to use bate in a sentence
Throughout Christmas eve and day, the world is monitoring with bated breath.
Hawking took 10 minutes to build up the answer on his computer and the audience waited with bated breath.
We all may have waited with bated breath for Wiig's big, first post-Bridesmaids, post-SNL star vehicle.Is Kristen Wiig Still ‘Girl Most Likely’ to Succeed?|Kevin Fallon|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All was ready, and as they started a thousand eyes followed them, and with bated breath their comrades watched them as they rode.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Up early and bated at Petersfield in the room which the King lay in lately at his being there.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
She listened now with bated breath, thinking that by some unconscious cry she might have aroused the others.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Up early, and bated at Petersfield, in the room which the King lay in lately at his being there.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Then, drawing near the wall in the direction from which the noise came, they applied their ears with bated breath.