throw/toss one's hat in/into the ring


: to announce that one is going to try to win a contest (such as an election)
Yet another candidate has thrown his hat into the ring.

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“Throw/toss one's hat in/into the ring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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