Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

pitch in

pitch in
Meaning(s)
1) help out with or contribute to something
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • pitch in to help with something
  • Analysis

    If you pitch in it means to join in enthusiastically in order to assist or help with an activity or work. To pitch in can also mean to contribute an opinion or give ideas during a conversation or meeting. This is a phrasal verb used in both social and professional contexts.


  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. It's very easy to live with Ben. He's always happy to pitch in when there's housework to be done.
    2. If everyone in the community pitched in we could eradicate all the litter on our street in one weekend.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I know you're new here, but don't be afraid of pitching in during meetings. I always like to hear fresh ideas.
    2. The teacher was very moved when she found out that her entire class had pitched in to get her a going away present. 
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