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    Dive

    Dear Teachers,

    1. Can you dive in the water?
    2. Can you dive under the water?
    - Which sentence is more natural?

    Thanks a million!

    Namsteven

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    Re: Dive

    Quote Originally Posted by namsteven View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    1. Can you dive in the water?
    2. Can you dive under the water?
    - Which sentence is more natural?

    Thanks a million!

    Namsteven
    Either, though I'd've said "into". If we know already what it is (say, he's at a swimming pool) you can just say 'He dived in'.

    2 implies that he's going to stay under the surface for a while. You don't 'dive under the water' in a swimming race.

    b

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