sink one’s teeth into something

sink one’s teeth into something
Go to et ones teeth into something.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • 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

  • sink\ one's\ teeth\ into — • get one s teeth into • sink one s teeth into v. phr. informal To have something real or solid to think about; go to work on seriously; struggle with. After dinner, John got his teeth into the algebra lesson. Frank chose a subject for his report …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sink one's teeth into —    If you sink your teeth into something, you do it with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.     When Julie got promoted, she immediately sank her teeth into her new job …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • sink one's teeth — phrasal 1. : bite pleasure of sinking one s teeth into a succulent apple W.F.Hambly 2. : to deal directly with as a reality or a concrete matter explicitly set forth : to treat with as something substantial usually used with into stories such as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get\ one's\ teeth\ into — • get one s teeth into • sink one s teeth into v. phr. informal To have something real or solid to think about; go to work on seriously; struggle with. After dinner, John got his teeth into the algebra lesson. Frank chose a subject for his report …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get one's teeth into — or[sink one s teeth into] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have something real or solid to think about; go to work on seriously; struggle with. * /After dinner, John got his teeth into the algebra lesson./ * /Frank chose a subject for his report that he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's teeth into — or[sink one s teeth into] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have something real or solid to think about; go to work on seriously; struggle with. * /After dinner, John got his teeth into the algebra lesson./ * /Frank chose a subject for his report that he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's teeth into — To tackle, deal with, vigorously, eagerly, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑tooth * * * get (or sink) one s teeth into work energetically and productively on (a task) the course gives students something to get their teeth into …   Useful english dictionary

  • teeth — [tēth] n. pl. of TOOTH armed to the teeth or dressed to the teeth as armed (or dressed up) as one can be get one s teeth into or sink one s teeth into to become fully occupied or absorbed with in the teeth of 1. directly against; in the face of 2 …   English World dictionary

  • sink — 1 past tense sank, or sunk verb 1 IN WATER a) (I) to go down below the surface of water, mud etc: The Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg. | If you put it in water, will it float or sink? | The heavy guns sank up to their barrels in the mud. b) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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