throw (yourself) into (something)

throw (yourself) into (something)
throw (yourself) into (something) to do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.

I threw myself into the Spanish classes and after three months I could carry on a simple conversation.


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  • throw yourself into something — phrase if you throw yourself into an activity, you start giving all your energy or attention to doing it After my girlfriend left me, I threw myself into my work. Thesaurus: to start doing somethingsynonym Main entry: throw * * * ˌthrow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw yourself into something — if you throw yourself into an activity, you start giving all your energy or attention to doing it After my girlfriend left me, I threw myself into my work …   English dictionary

  • throw yourself into — to begin doing or working on (something) with great energy and determination He threw himself into (composing/performing) his music. She threw herself into the assignment with a lot of enthusiasm. • • • Main Entry: ↑throw …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw something into something — ˌthrow yourself/sth ˈinto sth derived to begin to do sth with energy and enthusiasm Main entry: ↑throwderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw — throw1 W1S1 [θrəu US θrou] v past tense threw [θru:] past participle thrown [θrəun US θroun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw a ball/stone etc)¦ 2¦(put something carelessly)¦ 3¦(push roughly/violently)¦ 4¦(make somebody fall)¦ 5¦(move hands/head etc)¦ 6¦(confuse …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throw — throw1 [ θrou ] (past tense threw [ θru ] ; past participle thrown [ θroun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 send object through air ▸ 2 put quickly & carelessly ▸ 3 move (someone/something) suddenly ▸ 4 be forced to go to place ▸ 5 look etc. in direction ▸ 6… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • throw — I UK [θrəʊ] / US [θroʊ] verb Word forms throw : present tense I/you/we/they throw he/she/it throws present participle throwing past tense threw UK [θruː] / US [θru] past participle thrown UK [θrəʊn] / US [θroʊn] *** 1) [intransitive/transitive]… …   English dictionary

  • throw — 1 verb past threw past participle thrown 1 THROW A BALL/STONE ETC (I, T) to make an object such as a ball move quickly through the air by moving your hand quickly: throw sth at/to/towards etc: Someone threw a stone at the car. | Cromartie throws… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • throw*/*/*/ — [θrəʊ] (past tense threw [θruː] ; past participle thrown [θrəʊn] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to make something leave your hand and move through the air, by moving your arm quickly Kids were throwing stones at the windows.[/ex] She threw the ball to the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • throw — [[t]θro͟ʊ[/t]] ♦♦ throws, throwing, threw, thrown 1) VERB When you throw an object that you are holding, you move your hand or arm quickly and let go of the object, so that it moves through the air. [V n prep/adv] He spent hours throwing a tennis …   English dictionary

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