start in on

phrasal verb
started in on; starting in on; starts in on

Definition of start in on

chiefly US, informal
1 : to start doing (a particular activity or action) She started in on another book.
2 : to criticize (someone) about something My dad started in on me about not having a job.

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“Start in on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/start%20in%20on. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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