Definition Dive

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Definition

to dive (into a swimming pool): to jump (into a swimming pool) head first; to swim under water (usually with breathing equipment); to fall, to descend (figuratively)
verb
Stock prices dived 100 points yesterday on Wall Street. It's a crisis situation!
Anthony is a diving instructor. He teaches people how to swim under water.

This is an irregular verb:
I dive / I dove or dived / I have dove or dived

a dive: a jump (into water); a drop, a fall, a descent
noun

to dive into (an activity): to start doing (an activity) suddenly and energetically
idiom
With no real experience, I had to dive into my new job as a school teacher.

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