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phrasal verb [intransitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theydive in
he/she/itdives in
present participlediving in
past tensedived in or dove in
past participledived in
  1. 1
    to start doing something in a very enthusiastic way
    Sometimes you’ve just got to take a chance and dive in.
  2. 2
    to start eating in a very enthusiastic way
    Food’s on the table, just dive in!
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