make a dive for
Definition of make a dive for
: to make a sudden jump or movement toward (something that is on or near the ground) He made a dive for the ditch/ball/gun. He made a dive for cover when the shooting started.
Word by Word Definitions
: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
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