Definition of weigh into in English:

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weigh into

1Join in forcefully or enthusiastically: they weighed into the election campaign
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  • Religious leaders also weighed into the debate.
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury weighs into the discussion in the Telegraph.
  • Meg Lees, she who caved in over the GST, jumped ship (admittedly it was sinking) now weighs into the FTA debate supporting Labor but saying the amendments don't go far enough.
1.1Attack physically or verbally: he weighed into the companies for their high costs
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  • The comments came as the White House weighed into the latest controversy for the first time, describing the two IRA statements, released within 24 hours of each other, as ‘unwelcome’.
  • Federal MP Anthony couldn't resist weighing into the debate.
  • Soldiers and police, armed with assault rifles, shields and sticks, rushed forward and weighed into the melee.
attack, turn on, lash out at, set upon, assault, fly at, lunge at, let fly at, tear into, pitch into, belabour
informal lay into, sail into, lace into, let someone have it, take a pop at
North American informal light into
See parent entry: weigh
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