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This is from a work email, therefore I assume in a professional context:

Na dann haut rein ;-)

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This is a rather colloquial, but thoroughly positive phrase that can mean things like

but also

  • Go ahead, eat all you can!

depending on preceding context.

This combination in the given neutral, friendly or professional setting will never be used for the other translation coming up a lot for "reinhauen", namely to indicate an encouragement to beat someone up.

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    One could interpret it as go back to work also. – Janka May 24 '17 at 15:16
  • If you need an explanation where the expression may come from, imagine an animal (e.g. a tiger) hitting its teeth into the meat of its prey and thus 'doing the job' quite dedicatedly and energetically. At least that's how I would explain the birth of that phrase. I may be wrong, of course. It may also be rooted in the mining industry where workers are expected to hit the rock with their hammers or whatever. – Christian Geiselmann May 24 '17 at 17:38
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Reinhauen ist eine umgangssprachliche Beschreibung dafür, etwas mit Verve zu tun.

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You can translate it as: "Go for it!"

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