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English definition of “launch into sth”

launch into sth

phrasal verb with launch     /lɔːntʃ/ US  /lɑːntʃ/ verb
to start saying something or criticizing something with a lot of energy or anger: He launched into a verbal attack on her handling of the finances.Becoming angry and expressing anger
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