ducking and diving

ducking and diving

  (informal)
if you spend your time ducking and diving, you are involved in many different activities, especially ones which are not honest 'What do you do for a living?' 'This and that, ducking and diving.'
See also: and, dive, duck
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Once the Christmas holidays begin younger visitors will be able to follow a Ducking and Diving quiz trail around the picturesque paths and make a tree decoration that helps to feed the garden birds.
Hancock likes to keep up with the latest technology but the unveiling of a new phone application is enough to send anyone ducking and diving for cover.
Swim babe Cerna Hanas is used to doing a bit of ducking and diving.
WE'RE used to politicians ducking and diving, but not in the full glare of the media's cameras.