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Sink your teeth into

DEFINITION

Get involved deeply into a project. You would enjoy sinking your teeth into a tasty meal, so this phrase implies any project that you would enjoy. Typically, it suggests that one can use your full talents on a project or become educated about a new subject you’ve long wanted to learn.

“I’m tired of my boring job, I want something I can really sink my teeth into for work.”

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