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    dived out?

    ....but then she had spotted Shirley and Lexie Mollison coming down the road, and dived out of sight.

    1. dived out?

    2. What does "had spotted both of them coming down the road" mean?

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    Re: dived out?

    1. Sukhvinder quickly ran away and hid so that Shirley and Lexie wouldn't see her. The way she rushed away is being compared to diving into a swimming pool - she almost lunged head-first into the alley (or behind a building, or wherever she hid herself).


    2. Shirley and Lexie were approaching the bus stop where Sukhvinder was waiting; Sukhvinder saw them walking toward her on the street.

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    Re: dived out?

    It's not "dived out". It's made up of "dived" and "out of sight". I'm sure you know what "to dive" means. "Out of sight" means that she went to a place where she couldn't be seen, she was hidden.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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