bite [intransitive, transitive] to use your teeth to cut into or through something
Does your dog bite?
Come here! I won't bite! (= you don't need to be afraid)
bite into/through something She bit into a ripe juicy pear.
bite somebody/something She was bitten by the family dog.
Stop biting your nails!
bite off something/sth off He bit off a large chunk of bread/He bit a large chunk of bread off.
Are these valid, idiomatic and roughly similar?
-The dog bit into his leg
-The dog bit him into his leg
-The dog bit his leg
For the verb "poke", We can say "He poked me in the eye" & "He poked in my eye"