tad bit vs tad, bit : Common Errors in English

About tad bit vs tad, bit

A “tad” was originally a small boy, but this word evolved into the expression “a tad” meaning “very small” or “very slightly”: “The movie was a tad long for my taste.” Some people combine this with the equivalent expression “a bit” and say “a tad bit.” This is redundant. Just say “a bit” or “a tad.”

tad bit in News

  1. Montgomery Zoo man eats hissing cockroach on live TV

    Live talk shows are always a tad bit unpredictable - but when you throw WSFA 12 News' Judd Davis, Montgomery Zoo representatives, and hissing bugs together on camera - things get taken to the next level.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  2. Football Fans Are All Over Tebowmania with Tebowing Patriots T-Shirts

    Feeling just a tad bit exhausted from all the ongoing Tim Tebow football coverage? Try to ignore all the Patriots Tebowing t-shirts then.   ESPN's Darren Rovell reports the newest craze (annoyance?) are these fancy shirts that feature the Patriots' logo doing a gesture that is roughly as trendy as Zubaz pants and ska music.  If you are unfamiliar with that pose, you are indeed a lucky individual ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Sony takes the wraps off PlayStation 4 hardware

    (Credit: Sony) Sony has finally taken the wraps off the look and design of its next-generation PlayStation. At its E3 press conference Monday night, the consolemaker provided a quick reveal of the PS4 box, which looks a tad bit larger than the current PS3 design. (Credit: Sony) Sony gave people a teaser of the console's design near the end of May , on the eve of Microsoft's Xbox One reveal, and ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: CNET

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