dive off

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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.
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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.
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A German base jumper plunged to his death after his parachute failed to deploy when he dove off a cliff in Nazare, a fishing town in Portugal.
The second jumper, who dove off the cliff was confirmed to be a Portuguese friend of the victim, Maritime Police chief Paulo Agostinho said, (https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/base-jumper-plunges-death-cliff-13614872) Mirror Online reported.
Latifa couldn't contain her laughter either, as she attempted to continue on singing and tried to remove the dove off her head at the same time!
Christopher had dove off the block nicely, swam smoothly, executed a solid flip turn, and finished strongly.