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pitch something into something

 and pitch something in
to toss or throw something into something. Please pitch your aluminum cans into this container. She pitched in the can.
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pitch into

Attack, assault, either physically or verbally. For example, Aunt Sally pitched into Uncle Rob when he forgot to go to the bank. [Colloquial; first half of 1800s]
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pitch into

v.
1. To throw or toss something or someone into something: She pitched the plastic cup into the garbage can.
2. To attack someone verbally or physically; assault someone: They pitched into the photographer for taking their picture without permission.
See also: pitch