make a dive for

idiom

: 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.

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“Make a dive for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20dive%20for. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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