dive off

dive off

Literally, to jump or leap off of something, often headfirst. After debating it for several summers, Anna finally dove off the high dive at the community pool today.
See also: 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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The music mogul added: "There's one particular person who, when their playlist came on we all literally wanted to dive off the boat into the ocean, it was that bad.
In 2014, 41-year-old former army officer, Ahmed Gabr, completed a 14-hour dive off the coast of Dahab, South Sinai, breaking the world record for the deepest dive at 332.
She surfaced from the dive off the coast of the Farne Islands on Tuesday and the owner of her chartered boat called for help.
During the winter we dive and train in the quarry ready for the better weather when we dive off our two boats.
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.
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.
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.