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Synonyms for a bit

to a small degree

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An' if a bit o' luck turns up, I'm allays thinkin' if I can let Mr.
I says, 'You should ha' sent me to school a bit more,' I says, 'an' then I could ha' read i' the books like fun, an' kep' my head cool an' empty.
Here's your nephey Tom come about a bit o' business.
And it was the nixt mornin', sure, jist as I was making up me mind whither it wouldn't be the purlite thing to sind a bit o' writin' to the widdy by way of a love-litter, when up com'd the delivery servant wid an illigant card, and he tould me that the name on it (for I niver could rade the copperplate printin on account of being lift handed) was all about Mounseer, the Count, A Goose, Look -- aisy, Maiter-di-dauns, and that the houl of the divilish lingo was the spalpeeny long name of the little ould furrener Frinchman as lived over the way.
Tha'rt not half so ugly when it's that way an' there's a bit o' red in tha' cheeks.
He got up himself, laughing and glowing, and tousled; his eyes like a bit of the sky.
Us must keep still a bit an' try to look as if us was grass an' trees an' bushes.
Though as to the yarbs and stuff to cure the breathing, if you brought that sort o' knowledge from distant parts, you might ha' been a bit freer of it.
Now, let me advise you to get a Sunday suit: there's Tookey, he's a poor creatur, but he's got my tailoring business, and some o' my money in it, and he shall make a suit at a low price, and give you trust, and then you can come to church, and be a bit neighbourly.