get one's teeth into something

get (one's) teeth into (something)

To start doing or become involved in something with one's utmost energy, determination, or enthusiasm. I'm always looking for a great book to get my teeth into. I'd like you to get your teeth into this new project I'm developing.
See also: get, teeth
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get one’s teeth into something

and sink one’s teeth into something
tv. to undertake to do something. She’ll do better as soon as she gets her teeth into the task. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into that Wallace job.
See also: get, something, teeth
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