get your teeth into

Get your teeth into
If you get your teeth into something, you become involved in or do something that is intellectually challenging or satisfying.  ('Dig you teeth into' and 'sink your teeth into' are also used.)

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • get your teeth into — (or chiefly US sink your teeth into) : to become fully involved in (something, such as a new activity) : to do or deal with (something) with a lot of energy, interest, etc. He finally has a project he can get his teeth into. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get your teeth into —    If you get your teeth into something, you become involved in or do something that is intellectually challenging or satisfying.    ( Dig you teeth into and sink your teeth into are also used.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get your teeth into something — informal phrase to put a lot of your time and energy into something that is interesting because it needs a lot of effort and skill I’d like a project that I can really get my teeth into. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get (your) teeth into (something) — get/sink (your) teeth into (something) to start to do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Up till then she d only had small parts in films and nothing she could get her teeth into. It s a really exciting project I can t wait to sink my …   New idioms dictionary

  • get your teeth into something — informal to put a lot of your time and energy into something that is interesting because it needs a lot of effort and skill I d like a project that I can really get my teeth into …   English dictionary

  • sink your teeth into something — 1) to take a bite of something good to eat He couldn t wait to sink his teeth into the steak. 2) mainly American to get very involved in something. The usual phrase in British English is get your teeth into something …   English dictionary

  • sink (your) teeth into (something) — get/sink (your) teeth into (something) to start to do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Up till then she d only had small parts in films and nothing she could get her teeth into. It s a really exciting project I can t wait to sink my …   New idioms dictionary

  • get one’s teeth into something — AND sink one’s teeth into something tv. to undertake to do something. □ I can’t wait to sink my teeth into that Wallace job. □ Here, sink your teeth into this and see if you can’t manage this project …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get — I [[t]ge̱t[/t]] CHANGING, CAUSING, MOVING, OR REACHING ♦ gets, getting, got, gotten (past tense & past participle) (In most of its uses get is a fairly informal word. Gotten is an American form of the past tense and past participle.) 1) V LINK… …   English dictionary

  • List of Salute Your Shorts episodes — This article contains episode summaries of the Nickelodeon television series Salute Your Shorts .eason 1: 1991This season is centered around the character of MichaelMichael Comes to CampWe open with Dina directing Z.Z. in the hanging of the camp… …   Wikipedia

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