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 figurativelyHer books always have me diving for my dictionary.

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“Dive for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dive%20for. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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