- a dingy or disreputable bar or nightclub: Grab a beer with some locals at the dive on the corner.
- any shabby, run-down place, especially a residence.
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OTHER WORDS FROM divepost·dive, adjectivepre·dive, adjectiveun·der·dive, nounun·der·dive, verb (used without object), un·der·dived or un·der·dove, un·der·dived, un·der·div·ing.
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How to use dive in a sentence
DeJoy recently shared a national chart with Congress showing on-time mail processing rates took a dive in July, though almost 95 percent is still on time or one day late, on average.Info About Local Post Office Operations Is Conflicting and Hard to Come By|Ashly McGlone and Kate Nucci|August 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
We already dug into the fact that Bing uses user engagement metrics in its search ranking factors and we did a deeper dive into some of Bing’s ranking factors.
The post A deeper dive into more of the Bing Search ranking factors appeared first on Search Engine Land.A deeper dive into more of the Bing Search ranking factors|Barry Schwartz|August 25, 2020|Search Engine Land
Looking across a collection of long-standing Tinuiti advertisers, tablet spend growth for Google US paid search started to take a dive in Q4 2019, going from 5% growth last Q3 to 22% decline in the final quarter of the year.2020 Google paid search trends that have nothing to do with the pandemic|Andy Taylor|August 25, 2020|Search Engine Land
The decline has been most acute for whiskey imports, which are down by almost 50%, with cognac and brandies seeing a similar dive.Covid-19 and a trade war are a deadly mix for US liquor imports|Dan Kopf|August 21, 2020|Quartz
Not even after its parent company, the Soviet Union, took a dive in 1991.
When used improperly those encouraging statistics take a nose dive.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The young goslings' first major life event is to cliff dive down to their parents, as was captured here by BBC cameras.
We wanted to create a dedicated hub where people can dive into it and get all this commentary on the news.How Funny or Die Plans to Cover ISIS, Ebola and Elections|Asawin Suebsaeng|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They'd never be allowed to take their clothes off and dive in the way boys do.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then came the end: the Titanic, with a low long slanting dive went down and with her Thomas Andrews.
He'll immediately throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.First Plays|A. A. Milne
He proved that one night when we picked up a quartet of drunks at a dive on the south end of our district.
I shoved through the door of the dive, Burke following close behind.
Despite the speed of his dive, they were gaining on him, coming up fast; one snout that ended in a cupped depression was plain.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various