The sentence I've met is "She bit into the sushi." Can anybody tell me, what does "bite into something" mean? What is the difference between "bite something " and "bite into something."?
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To bite means to use your teeth to cut into something:
You usually use "into" to convey the idea of a deep bite as in
- you bite into an apple..
- bite your fingernails.
Note also the idiomatic meaning of: bite into something:
— phrasal verb
- to reduce something valuable:
- People are worried about inflation biting into their savings and investments.