get stuck in(to)


1. take on an activity with enthusiasm or determination






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the player/builder/worker got stuck in

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 When you get stuck into something it means to do an activity with enthusiasm, eagerness or determination. Similar in meaning to 'set about', 'to tackle' and' to get down to'. You can say you 'got stuck into' a good book if you started reading it and couldn't put it down. Generally, this expression is used to talk about tackling work or tasks that need to be done.

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  1. At half-time, the coach encouraged his players to get stuck in after performing well below their best.
  2. When I'm finished in the living room, I'm going to get stuck in the dining room.

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  1. I'd just like to thank everyone for getting us over the line this quarter. You all really got stuck in and it shows.
  2. We have a lot of orders to get through today so let's just get stuck into it.

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