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Re: "To Light Into"

Posted by ESC on March 06, 2003

In Reply to: "To Light Into" posted by S. on March 06, 2003

: Any idea as to the origin of the phrasal verb "to light into"? Thanks in advance for any help.

I'll have to research the origin. The meaning is to fight someone -- go at him/her with fists flying.