dig in

This page is about the phrasal verb dig in.

Meaning: to start eating with enthusiasm, or gusto

Synonym: tuck in (informal)

For example:

  • dig in As soon as I put the food on the table, all the kids starting digging in.

  • dig in The pizza's here you guys! Come and dig in!

Quick Quiz:

This food looks great. Let's dig in before

a. it gets cooked

b. it gets rotten

c. it gets cold

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Contributor: Matt Errey