Synonyms of bit in English:
1 a bit of cake bits of broken glass add a bit of salt
chunk, lump, hunk, slice;
Australian/New Zealand informal skerrick
North American rare smitch
bits and bobs/pieces
- there are a number of openings and storage areas for all sorts of bits and bobsodds and ends, oddments, stuff, paraphernalia, things, miscellanea, bric-a-brac, sundries, knick-knacks, souvenirs, keepsakes, mementoes, lumber, flotsam and jetsaminformal junkvulgar slang crap, shitarchaic rummage, truckrare knick-knackery
bit by bit
do one's bit
- I try to do my bit for the childrenassist, help, lend a hand, be of service, give one's support, give one's backing, contribute, chip in, throw in one's lot;
in a bit
- I'll see you in a bitsoon, in a (little) while, in a second, in a minute, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, shortly, in a short time, in (less than) no time, in no time at all, before you know it, before long, directly;North American momentarilyBritish informal in a tick, in two ticks, in a moNorth American informal in a snaparchaic or informal anonliterary ere long
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