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dive in/dive into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with dive   /daɪv/ ( past tense dived or US also dove, past participle dived) us  
C2 to start doing something suddenly and energetically, often without stopping to think: When he saw the children fighting, he just dived in to sort it out. When I start a new project, I like to dive right in and see how it works.
Translations of “dive in/dive into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 貿然投入到…之中…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贸然投入到…之中…
(Definition of dive in/dive into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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