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get stuck in

(also get stuck into sth) UK informal
to start doing something enthusiastically: We showed them where the crates had to be moved to, and they got stuck in straightaway. You really got stuck into your food (= ate your food quickly) - you must have been hungry. Mum brought in the sandwiches and told us to get stuck in.
Translations of “get stuck in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幹勁十足地開始做,充滿熱情地著手做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干劲十足地开始干,充满热情地着手做…
(Definition of get stuck in from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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