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Dives British & World English

Used to refer to a typical or hypothetical rich man

dive British & World English

Plunge head first into water with one’s arms raised over one’s head

dive in in dive British & World English

Help oneself to food

dive in British & World English

Help oneself to food

crash-dive British & World English

(Of a submarine) dive rapidly and steeply to a deeper level in an emergency

crash dive in crash-dive British & World English

A steep dive by a submarine or aircraft

dive into in dive British & World English

Occupy oneself suddenly and enthusiastically with (a meal, or an engrossing subject or activity)

dive into British & World English

Occupy oneself suddenly and enthusiastically with (a meal, or an engrossing subject or activity)

duck-dive British & World English

Dive head first under the water while swimming

nosedive British & World English

A steep downward plunge by an aircraft

power dive British & World English

A steep dive of an aircraft with the engines providing thrust

swan dive British & World English

A swallow dive

swallow dive British & World English

A dive performed with one’s arms outspread until close to the water

cannonball dive in cannonball British & World English

A jump into water feet first with the knees clasped to the chest

duck and dive in duck2 British & World English

Use one’s ingenuity to deal with or evade a situation

duck and dive British & World English

Use one’s ingenuity to deal with or evade a situation


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