get one's teeth into

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of get one's teeth into

: to become fully involved in (something, such as a new activity) : to do or deal with (something) with a lot of energy, interest, etc.
  • He finally has a project he can get his teeth into.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

teeth
  1. : plural of tooth


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