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pitch into sb/sth

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with pitch   /pɪtʃ/ us  
to criticize or attack someone or something forcefully: He pitched into me as soon as I arrived, asking where the work was.
Translations of “pitch into sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 批評,攻擊,大罵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 批评,攻击,大骂…
(Definition of pitch into sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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