noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of swallow dive
Words nearby swallow dive
Example sentences from the Web for swallow dive
For Randy, a 50-year-old ex-Mormon gay man, this cure was a particularly bitter pill to swallow.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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.
For the Times, which had won four Pulitzer Prizes in 2013, the Snowden slip-up was a bitter pill to swallow.Is The Guardian Holding Back The New York Times’ Snowden Stories?|Lloyd Grove|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hunger had to be satisfied, however, and I had to swallow my pride and my five-pennyworth.
In smoking, they swallow the fumes of the tobacco which causes intoxication for a time.
The birds that build them swallow a certain kind of glutinous weed growing on the coral rocks.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Then came the end: the Titanic, with a low long slanting dive went down and with her Thomas Andrews.
Here was something for the "babes and sucklings" of the craft of violin making to swallow.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick