dive off

(redirected from diving 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
References in classic literature ?
They spent a splendid half hour climbing on the roof and diving off into the straw with whoops and yells.
An American tourist was killed by a tiger shark while diving off a Costa Rican island in the Pacific Ocean earlier this week.
University lecturer Doreen Collyer, 60, was Scuba diving off the coast of Perth, Western Australia, on Sunday morning when she was reportedly attacked.
New travel firm While We Are Young (WWAY) is offering thrills such as kite-surfing off a Barbadian beach, hiking the legendary Inca Trail in Peru, sleeping in the desert in Dubai, trekking through the jungles of Bali or shark cage diving off the South African coast.
The incident Adel, an American University PhD student who was raised in Oman, had gone diving off the Dubai coast with three friends and his wife, Rana on January 1 at around 4pm.
I used to think that diving off a platform 30 feet in the air was a brave thing to do but Tom''s decision to stand up and be his real self has taken more courage.
before diving off the vessel when it was 230ft (70m) from the shore.
A PENSIONER has died while scuba diving off the coast of Redcar.
The tragedy happened as the dad, his son and five others went diving off the Berwickshire coast on Saturday.
When drift diving off shore, the boats were never anchored.
Dr Fletcher had been diving off Seahouses, Northumberland, with a group from Aqua North diving centre when she surfaced unconscious at around 12.
Experince the joy of living and diving off a luxury live- aboard," is the offer.
CAIRO: Two Italian tourists drowned on Friday while diving off the Red Sea resort town Marsa Alam, the state news agency MENA reported.
Yorkshire Water officials made the call after they were called out to reports of five young men diving off a rock face into the icy waters of Winscar reservoir.
Your best friend took his new weight belt diving off the west coast, found himself falling too fast clawing the side of a reef, jaw clicking from side to side.