dive off

dive off

((of) something ) to jump off something headfirst. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Rachel dived off of the rock into the river. She dived off the high diving board.
See also: dive, off
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Dive off the end of the board, and don't try to dive far out into the pool.
EVENING The perfect end to the day would be watching the sun set with my family on Sai Nuan beach, after a deep sea dive off the coast of Ko Tao island in Thailand.
She was followed out of the door of the ITV1 show by presenter Michaela Strachan who lost out after a dive off with Boyzone hunk Keith Duffy.
A SCUBA diving Wirral great-grandfather celebrated his 90th birthday with a 90ft dive off Cyprus.
Indeed, I'd rather dive off an island into shark-infested waters than have most of it pumped through my iPod.
EYE-OPENER Lenny Manlay, inset, took these stunning pictures on a dive off Northumberland''s Dunstanburgh
The cliff they dive off is the same height as an eight-storey building.
We might even do it with two boats so I'll be able to dive off and get from one boat to another and party between boats.
Bookending a team that includes 72-year-old veteran of eight Games, bowler Willie Wood, Reid 14, said: "I took my first dive off a 10metre board when I was six years old - you just have to go with the fear.
The alarm was raised after the group failed to return following a dive off the remote Komodo National Park in Indonesia.
But together they admitted Wilson had not held the necessary Coastal Captain's qualification when Michael Ward lost his left leg during a dive off the Farne Islands in August 2005.
I can jump off the high dive, but I can't dive off it.
1999: John Prescott made a dive off the coast of India - to highlight the devastation of the coral reefs.
Now, however, a video from a submersible dive off Grand Bahama Island reveals a speed demon, says Tomasz Baumiller of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
I used to dive off Santa Cruz, but I've never been ashore.