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pitch into

1. To throw, toss, or discard something casually into something else. Just pitch your gear into the back of my truck. He crumpled up the paper and pitched it into the waste bin. I never wanted to be pitched into the spotlight like this!
2. To verbally or physically attack or assault someone. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pitch" and "into." She really pitched into me when she found out I had gotten a tattoo. The actor pitched into the cameraman who had been taking pictures of him and his wife.
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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