the meaning of diving?

When you say you dive into the sea, does it usually mean that you go under the surface of the sea?

When I want to mean that I jump into the sea water, can I say I dive into the sea?

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  • 6 months ago
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    there are two similar uses. To dive into refers to jumping head first into. to dive in refers to immersion, and thus you would be going underwater for a while, on purpose (not solely because, as with diving into, you don't have a choice).

    If you talk about water diving, you ought to give some idea whether you mean diving into water or under water.

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  • 6 months ago

    Dive means head first. A controlled entry. Jump into could be any form of entry.

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  • Lôn
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    6 months ago

    Diving means to jump in the water head first.

    Jumping means feet first.

    See the difference?

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  • 6 months ago

    You dive into the sea head-first. Maybe with your arms out in front of you. If you don't go into the water head-first, then you're not diving, you're jumping.

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