Definition of duck and dive in English:

duck and dive

British Use one’s ingenuity to deal with or evade a situation: she was all for a bit of ducking and diving, that’s how everyone lived
More example sentences
  • It mostly seeks to duck and dive to avoid taking responsibility for the crass way this country is now managed on our behalf.
  • Take a bit of a chance here and duck and dive a bit there.
  • You see, he may duck and dive, but he cannot escape the fact that the defendants have failed to prove in any shape or form that he acted improperly, or tried to act improperly, in any game.
See parent entry: duck

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