Definition of 'enter into the spirit'

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Example sentences containing 'enter into the spirit'

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Marvellous, although one daughter - see right - somehow doesn't quite enter into the spirit. The Sun (2008)The tigers tend not to enter into the spirit of things, you know? The Sun (2015)Yes, it's a bit self-conscious, but great fun if you enter into the spirit of it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Immersing ourselves in this work, then, we are called on to enter into the spirit of the age, and, if all goes well, to empathize. The Times Literary Supplement (2016)If you want to enter into the spirit of things, cook up some of the nation's top dishes. The Sun (2015)That's hardly entering into the spirit of the thing, is it? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But you have not really entered into the spirit of this, have you? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Even the police entered into the spirit - politely warning unlicensed vendors to move on instead of booking them on the spot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We all entered into the spirit and the next day we produced our best performance of the tournament in a 1-0 defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)86, which gives its solution as a 'one-eyed seller of garlic', had not quite entered into the spirit of the artform. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)


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