One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Join wholeheartedly in an event, especially one of celebration and festivity.‘he entered into the spirit of the occasion by dressing as a pierrot’
- ‘It's not just about money, it's about entering into the spirit across the nation.’
- ‘David Gooch entered into the spirit of April Fool's Day driving around the district with half a beard.’
- ‘The children really entered into the spirit as well.’
- ‘Even cynical UK sports writers have entered into the spirit of national optimism and who can blame them?’
- ‘The staff are entering into the spirit and designing a crew outfit for the occasion based on Venetian boatmen complete with ribbons and sashes.’
- ‘‘Parents too are being encouraged to enter into the spirit,’ said Mr Gardner.’
- ‘Miss Wood said: ‘Everyone entered into the spirit with gusto and there were some very fetching outfits with an appropriate percentage of cleavage on show.’’
- ‘Schoolchildren in North Craven are entering into the spirit of Comic Relief with various fundraising events.’
- ‘These youths were not entering into the spirit of Halloween but just causing anti-social behaviour and it is particularly frightening for elderly people.’
- ‘The staff had all entered into the spirit, wearing their England shirts.’
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