“He Dives into the details of what voters think and what the voting patterns are of the districts are like,” Nunez said.
With the vampire thriller Daybreakers, Ethan Hawke Dives headlong into the world of pulp—and loves it.
You have to shape a sentence so that it Dives across the net.
It morphs into a jet ski, which is then Dives under water, then shoots out of the water and turns back into a motorcycle.
David Page, a producer on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, had a falling out with host Guy Fieri, and vented in a blog post.
The time has come for Dives and hunts among the tangle of the water-weeds; and for us the day of trouble has also come.
Infuriated, he flung money about the taverns and Dives, but this did not last long.
Some of the Dives they made to avoid his advancing canoe seemed to be about half a mile in length.
Do the Dives protect women and girls from crimes like these?
I was under contract to do twelve Dives on this navy ship, and I have done eleven.
13c., from Old English dufan "to dive, duck, sink" (intransitive, class II strong verb; past tense deaf, past participle dofen) and dyfan "to dip, submerge" (weak, transitive), from Proto-Germanic *dubijanan, from PIE *dheub- (see deep). Past tense dove is a later formation, perhaps on analogy of drive/drove. Related: Diving. Dive bomber attested by 1939.
c.1700, from dive (v.). Sense of "disreputable bar" is first recorded American English 1871, perhaps because they were usually in basements, and going into one was both a literal and figurative "diving."
: They fixed it so that he'd dive in the fourth
[origin of first sense uncertain; perhaps fr the notion that one could dive into a disreputable cellar haunt (called a diving bell in an 1883 glossary) and lose oneself among lowlifes and criminals; perhaps a shortening of divan, ''a smoking and gaming room,'' a usage popular in London in the mid-and late 19th century; the places were so called because they were furnished with divans, ''lounges,'' the name ultimately fr Turkish]