dived head first

jump into the water headfirst

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • head-first — also headfirst ADV: ADV after v If you move head first in a particular direction, your head is the part of your body that is furthest forward as you are moving. He had apparently fallen head first down the stairwell... My mate dived headfirst… …   English dictionary

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  • dive — [[t]da͟ɪv[/t]] dives, diving, dived (American English sometimes uses the form dove for the past tense.) 1) VERB If you dive into some water, you jump in head first with your arms held straight above your head. [V into n] He tried to escape by… …   English dictionary

  • dive — I UK [daɪv] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms dive : present tense I/you/we/they dive he/she/it dives present participle diving past tense dived past participle dived ** 1) to jump into water with your head first and with your arms stretched… …   English dictionary

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