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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
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.

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