dive (right) in/into (something)

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Definition of dive (right) in/into (something)

informal
1 : to start doing (something) with enthusiasm They dove into their work. I'm just not ready to dive (right) into another romantic relationship.
2 : to quickly reach into (a bag, pocket, etc.) She dove into her purse to find some change.

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“Dive (right) in/into (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dive%20%28right%29%20in%2Finto%20%28something%29. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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