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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypitch into
he/she/itpitches into
present participlepitching into
past tensepitched into
past participlepitched into
  1. 1
    pitch someone into something to put someone in a new situation, especially when they were not expecting it

    The incident had pitched him into the national headlines.

  2. 2
    pitch into someone to start attacking or criticizing someone
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