English to Xhosa Meaning :: bait

Bait :
masela
- maselangamaxhalaphasaekubambiseni
 

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Noun(1) anything that serves as an enticement(2) something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
Verb(1) harass with persistent criticism or carping(2) lure, entice, or entrap with bait(3) attack with dogs or set dogs upon

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(1) When stars light up on the big screen, do kids take the bait ?(2) If you are so against feuds being artificially built up by the media then don't take the bait and shoot your mouth off in response.(3) herrings make excellent bait for pike(4) Since when has the colour of the weights we use stopped the fish eating our bait ?.(5) she used the prospect of freedom as bait to trap him into talking(6) They took a sailfish on live fish bait suspended approximately 20 feet below the surface at 11: 10 in the morning.(7) Quickly and happily, I went back to the truck to grab my fishing rod and some bait .(8) many potential buyers are reluctant to take the bait(9) One fish took my entire bait off the hook with no problem.(10) Fishing is allowed; however, your child should not bait the hook, take the fish off the hook, or clean the fish.(11) This fish is commonly used for bait in the fishing industry.(12) She was tossing me bait , like she had for years, but this time I didn't want it.(13) Not that he would ever actually be elected PM, but you know what I mean - there's not even the potential for it if he won't take the bait , right?(14) I gritted my teeth and decided not to take the bait .(15) Michael would have to learn to bait the hooks, clean and filet the fish and pack gear when they went ashore.(16) Most are small, less than three or four feet, but occasionally a pier or jetty angler soaking a big bait hooks a fish with real shoulders.
Related Words
(1) shark bait ::
shark masela
Synonyms
Noun
1. lure ::
sisirhintyelo
3. decoy ::
decoy
4. come-on ::
ima kancinci
Verb
5. taunt ::
awumhluphi
Different Forms
bait, baited, baiting, baits
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

We\'re bait. They\'re using us as bait.\0

We're BAIT. They're using us as BAIT.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 4


One of us has an anxiety attack\\Nand you only think that you\'re a bait.\0

One of us has an anxiety attack
and you only think that you're a BAIT.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 4


SANSA: You want us to use you as bait?

SANSA: You want us to use you as BAIT?

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2


We\'re bait. They\'re using us as bait.\0

We're BAIT. They're using us as BAIT.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 4


Cinnamon is chick bait.

Cinnamon is chick BAIT.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 23


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