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dive into

Definition of dive into in English:

Occupy oneself suddenly and enthusiastically with (a meal, or an engrossing subject or activity): dive into a barbecued beef burrito
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  • They dive into the meal before she's even comfortably seated at the table.
  • The resulting meals are well worth diving into for seafood lovers.
  • The mess hall wasn't far away, and finally seated, alone as usual, at his table, Ves happily dived into his meal.
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