Definition of hop into in English:

hop into

phrasal verb

NZ, Australian
  • 1Begin (a meal, activity, etc.) with enthusiasm.

    ‘he hopped into the tucker’
    • ‘He was hopping into business with some really nasty gangsters.’
    • ‘Most people are hopping into residential property and end up on the pension.’
    • ‘When Francis and I were talking at first about writing this book, I suggested that title, and we hopped into the book.’
    • ‘You'll usually be given a choice between intimidating the target or hopping into a fight.’
    • ‘I immediately went to go hop into a game and was promptly at a loss for how to play.’
    • ‘The Australian rugby players have hopped into the action.’
  • 2Quickly change into (a garment or set of clothes)

    ‘hang on till I hop into my jeans!’
    • ‘Four players hop into the shoes of the hunters, a group of presumably well-paid mercenaries who parachute into troubled areas and take care of big beasties that show up and cause trouble.’
    • ‘She hopped into some clothes—dark jeans and a cute floral linen halter, threw on her flip flops and hopped out of the room.’
    • ‘Lizzy hopped into the cozy pajamas, and snuggled into the blanket.’
    • ‘She has been mysteriously sucked into a movie by an evil force to provide us with more than enough motivation to hop into the red tights and commence with the beat-down.’
    • ‘Hopping into their spunky mix-n-match bikinis, they love carving up the waves.’
  • 3Attack or criticize.

    ‘he was hopping into the coalition of obstructionists’
    • ‘They want to hop into some poor little character on six to eight bucks an hour.’
    • ‘He hopped into your correspondent for describing policy as "madness".’
    • ‘Women at retail, kids working in shops—they're the people that he's going to hop into.’
    • ‘What statements in particular did the senator make that we would then hop into the Prime Minister about?’
    • ‘She is struggling to frame herself as being different from her minority party backers by hopping into welfare mums.’
    • ‘Players and spectators hopped into each other until the match was abandoned.’