throw oneself into


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throw oneself into something

 
1. Lit. to jump into something, such as a body of water. He stood on the bridge and threw himself into the river because he was unhappy with life.
2. Fig. to dress in something hurriedly. She threw herself into the dress. He just threw himself into his tux and ran on stage.
3. Fig. to enter into or join something eagerly and wholeheartedly. Todd always threw himself into a project from start to finish. She threw herself into the project and helped immensely.
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throw oneself into

Enter or engage in a project with enthusiasm, as in Nora threw herself into making the invitations. This idiom uses throw in the sense of "fling impetuously," a usage dating from about 1200.
See also: throw