meterse de lleno

meterse de lleno
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to get fully involved
Ana dejó su trabajo a tiempo parcial para meterse de lleno en su doctorado.Ana quit her part-time job to get fully involved in her PhD.
b. to become fully engrossed
Me metí de lleno en la película. El tiempo voló, y me olvidé de dónde estaba.I became fully engrossed in the movie. Time flew by, and I forgot where I was.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Antes de meternos de lleno en el tema, ¿tienen ustedes alguna pregunta sobre lo que vimos hasta ahora?Before we go more in-depth into the topic, do you have any questions about what we've seen so far?
Estoy trabajando como profesora y como traductora, pero quiero dejar la enseñanza y meterme de lleno en la traducción.I'm working as a teacher and as a translator, but I want to give up teaching and devote myself to translating.
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