Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

get stuck in(to)

get stuck inget stuck into
1) take on an activity with enthusiasm or determination
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    • the player/builder/worker got stuck in
  • Analysis
     When you get stuck into something it means to do an activity with enthusiasm, eagerness or determination. Similar in meaning to 'set about', 'to tackle' and' to get down to'. You can say you 'got stuck into' a good book if you started reading it and couldn't put it down. Generally, this expression is used to talk about tackling work or tasks that need to be done.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. At half-time, the coach encouraged his players to get stuck in after performing well below their best.
    2. When I'm finished in the living room, I'm going to get stuck in the dining room.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I'd just like to thank everyone for getting us over the line this quarter. You all really got stuck in and it shows.
    2. We have a lot of orders to get through today so let's just get stuck into it.
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