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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.
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Heavy overnight and early morning rain had turned the normally fast Caldy pitch into something approaching a gluepot, which seemed to suit the visitors more than the home side.
Capitalizing on Agnes Godard's handheld imagery and a soundtrack filled with music from Francois Truffaut's films, Corsini ("La Repetition") turns a rather classic pitch into something more.
Free-flowing football was at a premium after torrential rain turned the Victoria Road pitch into something of a glue-pot but it was the home side that went closest first when Dominic Green shot straight at Anthony Williams from just inside the box
And an industry used the notion of attempting to sell itself by converting a sales pitch into something that seems like a day of action for a greater good.
And effective sales techniques include reading subtle clues from a would-be buyer that help mold the sales pitch into something worth buying.