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dive

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noun
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verb
1 verb plunge into/in water INTRANSITIVEtum verb  c m ushe dived off the pier thum sí ón gcéthe seagulls were diving for fish bhí na faoileáin ag tumadh sa tóir ar iasc, bhí na faoileáin ag tumadh ar iascthey dive down 150 metres for food tumann siad síos 150 méadar ar lorg bia 2 verb especially SPOR swim underwater INTRANSITIVEbheith ag tumadóireachtto go diving dul ag tumadóireachthe dives with sharks bíonn sé ag tumadóireacht le siorcanna
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3 verb SPOR explore (sth) underwater TRANSITIVEtéigh ag tumadóireacht arthey dived the wreck chuaigh siad ag tumadóireacht ar an mbád báite 4 verb lose height rapidly INTRANSITIVEtum verb  c m uthe plane dived down towards us thum an t-eitleán anuas inár dtreo 5 verb person: towards ground INTRANSITIVEtum verb  c m utú féin a chaitheamhhe dived to his left thum sé síos ar chléshe dived on the ball chaith sí í féin ar an liathróidhe dived for cover chaith sé é féin ar an talamh ag lorg foscaidh 6 verb SOCC player: fall deliberately INTRANSITIVEtit d'aon turas 7 verb move quickly INTRANSITIVEshe dived for the door thug sí sciuird i dtreo an dorais, thug sí rúid ar an doras 8 verb FIN, ECON currency, value, etc
INTRANSITIVEtit go tapaísligh go tapathe euro continued to dive lean an euro air ag titim go tapa
TRANSITIVEtit go tapaísligh go tapathe price dived 75% d'ísligh an praghas 75% in achar gearr
noun
9 noun also SPOR into/in watertumadh masc  c m uback dive cúltumadh, tumadh i ndiaidh do chúilhe took a dive into the water thum sé isteach san uiscethe dive lasted 20 minutes mhair an tumadh 20 nóiméadthey aborted the boat dive chuir siad an tumadh ón mbád ar cealtry dive tumadh trialachdive gear fearas tumadóireachta 10 noun bird, planetumadh masc  c m uthe plane went into a steep dive thosaigh an t-eitleán ag tumadh go géar 11 noun especially SPOR towards groundto make a dive for sth tú féin a chaitheamh i dtreo ruda 12 noun SOCC deliberate falltitim bhréigethat free was a dive titim bhréige a thuill an cic saor sin dóibhthe referee said it was a dive dúirt an réiteoir gur thit sé d'aon turas 13 noun rapid movementiarraidh fem3  c m ufogha masc4  c m uáladh masc1  c m uhe made a dive for the sweets rinne sé iarraidh ar na milseáin, thug sé fogha faoi na milseáinshe made a dive to try and stop them thug sí iarraidh ar iad a stopadh 14 noun FIN, ECON in currency, value, etctitim thobannísliú tobannfollowing the dive in interest rates i ndiaidh do na rátaí úis titim go tobann 15 noun informal seedy bar etcpoll masc1  c m uprochóg fem2áit shuarach
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to dive in at the deep end

informalshe had to dive in at the deep end ní dhéanfadh dada cúis di ach tosú san áit is deacra

to take a dive

FIN, ECON 1 price, valuetitim go tobanntitim i dtobainne 2 reputation, health, etcdul go tóin poilldul in olcashis career took a dive thit an tóin as a shlí bheatha 3 BOXluí síos d'aon turas

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