bits and pieces

bits and pieces
bits and bobs or bits and pieces
Odds and ends
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Main Entry:bit

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an assortment of small items

weird bits and pieces of paraphernalia

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bits and pieces
1 : small pieces

There were broken bits and pieces of glass all over the floor.

I finished the project in bits and pieces [=a little at a time] during my spare time.

2 or Brit bits and bobs : things or objects of different kinds

There are just a few bits and pieces of furniture in the office.

No one knows exactly what happened. All we have is a few bits and pieces [=odds and ends] of information so far.

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Main Entry:bit
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bits and pieces — see bit, 1
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Main Entry:piece

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ˌbits and ˈpieces/ˈbobs idiom
(BrE, informal) small objects or items of various kinds

She stuffed all her bits and pieces into a bag and left.

Main entry:bitidiom

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