jump in at the deep end Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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jump in at the deep end

(also throw sb in at the deep end)C2 If you ​jump or are ​thrown in at the deep end, you ​start doing something new and ​difficult without ​help or ​preparation.
(Definition of jump in at the deep end from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jump in at the deep end”
in Chinese (Simplified) 独自应对难题, 陷入未曾料到的艰难处境…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獨自應付難題, 陷入未曾料到的艱難處境…
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