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pitch in

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with pitch   /pɪtʃ/ us  
to start to do something as part of a group, especially something helpful: If we all pitch in together, it shouldn't take too long. [+ to infinitive] When I bought this house, all my friends pitched in to help fix it up. My brother pitched in with an offer of transport. After we had seen the video everyone started pitching in with comments on its faults.
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