join the fray

join the fray

 and jump into the fray; enter the fray
Fig. to join the fight or argument. After listening to the argument, Mary decided to jump into the fray. Tom joined the fray and immediately got knocked down.
See also: fray, join
References in classic literature ?
"He's got a knife!" Then, seeing that the two were disposed to join the fray, he made another rush at Jurgis, and knocked aside his feeble defense and sent him tumbling again; and the three flung themselves upon him, rolling and kicking about the place.
Rather than join the fray, I offer Mr Fletcher a simple challenge, viz: have your students read Michael Crichton's 2003 Caltech Michelin Lecture, the title alone should spark their interest.
Eunice Chumba Chebichii of Bahrain, 10,000m silver medallist at this year's Asian Games and 2015 Asian Athletics Championships, will join the fray. She is currently ranked as the 19th all-time best runner in half marathon history with a record time of 1:06:11, which she achieved during the Copenhagen Half Marathon in 2017.
Asked what made him decide to join the fray for a seat in the Senate next year, Enrile pointed to his musings in the last three years, when he said he has been quietly studying the issues and problems confronting the country.
It is likely that an independent candidate will join the fray as a source at the Selangor Election Commission Office confirmed that a male individual had paid the deposit required to contest the by-election.
It could get even worse if more independents join the fray. The supplementary voting system, used at the mayoral election (first and second choices for each voter), will not be enough to negate the problem of too many independents.
But former Great Britain prop Anderson hasn't ruled out Nathan Mason stepping up to join the fray, while also acknowledging England Academy prop Tyler Dickinson and Mick Learmonth, who were promoted to the Super League squad for next season, are also making progress, "There's a chance for all of them," revealed Anderson.
"We are fully confident, that there is no confusion about the BJP's astuteness on backing those two leaders to join the fray in the election.
Poverty, despair, desire for revenge, and the lack of options are driving many of the children to join the fray, and there are reports of many girls being used as sex slaves.
SPECIAL edition models are normally the preserve of volume manufacturers, but Jaguar has decided to join the fray with two special versions of the XK sports car.
Whether you've hopped on the bandwagon early or have yet to join the fray, you're in luck.
Quist (Shippensburg University) and Birkner (Gettysburg College) join the fray with this collection of work that originated at a September 2008 conference held in Lancaster, PA.
Last year, Kindle Fire was assembled by Quanta but Hon Hai will join the fray this year, handling the assembly of 7' model (1024x600).
Security sources said that when individuals from Tel Hmeira arrived later to join the fray, one of their vehicles ran over Hasan, from Tal Hayat, who died from his injuries Sunday evening.
The Western Warriors will join the fray next week with Qasim Sheikh and Richie Berrington in their squad.