But that we may not be delayed, you shall be digging the bait meanwhile.
This enterprise and the acquisition of Finland from Sweden, which Napoleon also dangled before the eyes of the tsar, formed the bait which brought that potentate into Napoleon's Continental System.
Maybe they knew what kind of bait to throw out.
I catch shiners with fishworms, and bait the perch with them.
She purposely didn't take the bait that Gabriel might choose his ex over her.
The bait took; the women were welcomed, and the sage was neglected.
Gregory of Nyssa) added that the devil was finely outwitted - attracted by the bait of Christ's humanity, but caught by the hidden hook of His divinity.
He'd let the demon bait him before at Deidre's old apartment, before the truth was revealed.
Or, if you choose to go farther, it will not be unwise, for I have found the increase of fair bait to be very nearly as the squares of the distances.
Yes, he took the bait and he was running with it.