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  • v. To help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. eat heartily


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  • Bill Campbell, who had pitched in 69 games for the Sox in 1977, was clearly not the same pitcher he had been; he had soreness in his elbow that would not go away, and would pitch in only 29 games in 1978.

    The Greatest Game

  • He would pitch in the minors on and off for four years, starting in Appleton, Wisconsin, where he and Terry Forster, who would become a successful reliever with the White Sox, and a promising shortstop named Bucky Dent saved money by rooming together.

    The Greatest Game

  • Lou Piniella, who had grounded to third baseman Jack Brohamer on his first pitch in the first inning, began the fourth inning by taking a fastball on the outside corner for a strike.

    The Greatest Game

  • The Clary Grove Boys were ready to pitch in on behalf of their champion; and as they were the greater part of the lookers-on, a general onslaught upon Lincoln seemed imminent.

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • Noblemen and knights would pitch in as readily as anyone else if they considered themselves slighted.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • In the top of the fourth Roger hit a long foul ball against Dick Hall and then struck out on a breaking pitch in the dirt.


  • Knuckle-baller Tim Wakefield, already forfeiting his Game 4 start when he was hit like a gong for three innings and change in that 19-8 debacle, volunteered to pitch in Game 5.

    One Season

  • In June, discouraged and nearly broke, Ledyard tried his pitch in Philadelphia.

    Robert Morris

  • Feeding nearly two dozen hungry men with hearty appetites was no easy task under normal circumstances, so Sharon opted to pitch in and help her mother rather than join the crew at the chutes, vaccinating and ear-tagging calves.

    Western Man

  • Brass unlocked the door and the CSIs moved in, carrying their silver field kits in latex-gloved hands, their jobs already assigned by their supervisor, the detective ready and willing to pitch in on the search.

    Sin City


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