Meaning: To accept something difficult or unpleasant
Origin: In the olden days, when doctors were short on anesthesia or time during a battle, they would ask the patient to bite down on a bullet to distract from the pain. The first recorded use of the phrase was in 1891 in The Light that Failed.
decisions have to be taken and as director you have got to bite the bullet
You are just going to have to bite the bullet and make the best of it
Jim bit the bullet and accepted what he knew had to be
I hate going to the dentist, but I’ll just have to bite the bullet
The teacher knew I cheated so i had to bite the bullet and confess