sink one's teeth into
phrasal 1. to bite into 2. to eagerly devote one's attention to <
likes to sink her teeth into a good book
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sink\ one's\ teeth\ into — • get one s teeth into • sink one s teeth into v. phr. informal To have something real or solid to think about; go to work on seriously; struggle with. After dinner, John got his teeth into the algebra lesson. Frank chose a subject for his report …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sink one's teeth into — ► get (or sink) one s teeth into work energetically and productively on. Main Entry: ↑tooth …   English terms dictionary

  • sink one's teeth into — See: GET ONE S TEETH INTO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sink one's teeth into — See: GET ONE S TEETH INTO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sink one's teeth into —    If you sink your teeth into something, you do it with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.     When Julie got promoted, she immediately sank her teeth into her new job …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • sink one's teeth into — go to work seriously It s a difficult problem and is a little difficult to sink your teeth into …   Idioms and examples

  • sink one's teeth into — verb To become involved in; particularly in an enthusiastic manner. He cant wait to sink his teeth into the new project …   Wiktionary

  • sink one’s teeth into something — Go to et one’s teeth into something …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get (or sink) one's teeth into — work energetically and productively on. → tooth …   English new terms dictionary

  • sink one's teeth — phrasal 1. : bite pleasure of sinking one s teeth into a succulent apple W.F.Hambly 2. : to deal directly with as a reality or a concrete matter explicitly set forth : to treat with as something substantial usually used with into stories such as… …   Useful english dictionary

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