Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) very small, easy to manage
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    • bite-size pieces
  • Analysis
    Something 'bite-size' is literally something small enough to be eaten in one bite such as a snack or a piece of chocolate. It can also refer to something that is small and manageable or short. You might have 'bite-sized' lessons or stories for example. This is a common phrase used often in marketing. It can be used in social or professional contexts.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. Our boss broke the enormous project down into bite-size pieces and assigned us all an individual task. It was much more manageable that way.
    2. At the party, I took a bite-sized chunk of vintage cheddar cheese from the food table. It went very well with my red wine. 
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The training course is organised into bite-sized lessons that can be completed in your own time.
    2. The market is demanding bite-sized healthy snacks rather than big portions of indulgent foods.
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