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Meaning of “pitch in” in the English Dictionary

"pitch in" in British English

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pitch in

informal
phrasal verb with pitch uk   us   /pɪtʃ/ verb
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 ​friendspitched in to ​helpfix it up. My ​brotherpitched in with an ​offer of ​help. After we had ​seen the ​video everyone ​startedpitching in withcomments on ​itsfaults.
(Definition of pitch in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pitch in

phrasal verb with pitch  us   /pɪtʃ/ verb
to ​becomeinvolved in esp. something ​helpful: If we all pitch in, the cleanup shouldn’t take ​long.
(Definition of pitch in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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