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TAKE A DIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does take a dive mean? 

TAKE A DIVE (verb)
  The verb TAKE A DIVE has 1 sense:

1. pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer

  Familiarity information: TAKE A DIVE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TAKE A DIVE (verb)


Sense 1take a dive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "take a dive" is one way to...):

affect; dissemble; feign; pretend; sham (make believe with the intent to deceive)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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