dive for

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Definition of dive for

: to suddenly jump toward (something that is on or near the ground) He dove for the ball. When the shooting started, he dove for cover. sometimes used figuratively Her books always have me diving for my dictionary.

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“Dive for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dive%20for. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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