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pitch in

Definition of pitch in in English:

1 informal Vigorously join in to help with a task or activity.
Example sentences
  • I woke reasonably early and pitched in to the task of cleaning up the old computer, and getting backups and transfer files ready for the new one.
  • We now call upon our loyal readers to pitch in here and assist with the composing of this work.
  • Her husband, son and son's girlfriend pitched in and voluntarily did many of the housekeeping tasks she could no longer do.
help (out), assist, lend a hand, join in, participate, contribute, do one's bit, chip in, cooperate, collaborate
1.1Join in a fight or dispute.
Example sentences
  • They trying to influence the debate but there are so many other bodies pitching in with their own comments.
  • We should pitch in to the fight rather than whinge.
  • Damien pitched in angrily.
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