ducking and diving

ducking and diving

To participate in a variety of activities, often illicit ones. I'm worried that John is ducking and diving because he's hardly ever home anymore and won't tell me what he does all day.
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.