start in on

Definition of start in on

chiefly US, informal

  1. 1 :  to start doing (a particular activity or action) She started in on another book.

  2. 2 :  to criticize (someone) about something My dad started in on me about not having a job.

Word by Word Definitions

startplay
  1. :  to move suddenly and violently :  spring

    :  to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement

    :  to issue with sudden force

  1. :  a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction

    :  a brief and sudden action or movement

    :  a sudden capricious impulse or outburst


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