pitch in
intransitive verb Date: 1843 1. to begin to work 2. to contribute to a common endeavor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pitch in — [v] help; get busy aid, attack, begin, buckle down*, chip in*, come through, commence, contribute, cooperate, do, do one’s bit*, fall to*, get cracking*, get going, go to it*, hop to it*, join in, jump in*, launch, lend a hand*, participate,… …   New thesaurus

  • pitch in — verb eat heartily The food was placed on the table and the children pitched in • Syn: ↑dig in • Hypernyms: ↑eat • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * info …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitch in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms pitch in : present tense I/you/we/they pitch in he/she/it pitches in present participle pitching in past tense pitched in past participle pitched in informal 1) to join with other people in doing a job If we …   English dictionary

  • pitch in — {v.}, {informal} 1. To begin something with much energy; start work eagerly. * /Pitch in and we will finish the job as soon as possible./ 2. To give help or money for something; contribute. * /Everyone must pitch in and work together./ * /We all… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pitch in — {v.}, {informal} 1. To begin something with much energy; start work eagerly. * /Pitch in and we will finish the job as soon as possible./ 2. To give help or money for something; contribute. * /Everyone must pitch in and work together./ * /We all… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pitch\ in — v informal 1. To begin something with much energy; start work eagerly. Pitch in and we will finish the job as soon as possible. 2. To give help or money for something; contribute. Everyone must pitch in and work together. We all pitched in a… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pitch in — verb To help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do ones part. If we all pitch in, we can raise enough money for the renovation of the church. See Also: pitch …   Wiktionary

  • pitch in — PHRASAL VERB If you pitch in, you join in and help with an activity. [INFORMAL] [V P] The agency says international relief agencies also have pitched in... [V P with n] Cartoonists have pitched in with their favourites from their own and other… …   English dictionary

  • pitch in — if we all pitch in, we can be out of here in thirty minutes Syn: help (out), assist, lend a hand, join in, participate, contribute, do one s bit, chip in, cooperate, collaborate …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pitch in — Synonyms and related words: attack, begin, blast away, blast off, break bread, buckle down, commence, count calories, diet, dive in, dive into, eat, enter on, enter upon, fall to, fare, feed, get busy, get cracking, get going, get to, get with it …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pitch in — informal join in enthusiastically with a task or activity. → pitch …   English new terms dictionary

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