pitch in

pitch in

Meaning

  • join in and help with something
  • join forces with others
  • contribute something towards a common endeavour
  • do something helpful as part of a group

Example Sentences

  1. On Jane’s birthday her friends decided to pitch in and have a surprise party for her.
  2. As his medical expenses kept soaring, his entire family pitched in so that he could carry on his treatment.
  3. Last weekend we all pitched in and started mowing the field.
  4. During our camping trip, everyone pitched in and set up the tent.
  5. We are having a farewell party for him tonight, would you like to pitch in?
  6. It was a difficult task, but when everyone pitched in, it was finished quite fast.
  7. Why don’t you pitch in and help us with the arrangements?
  8. Let’s pitch in with the team and go for a hike together.

Origin
The origin of this phrase is not known.

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