Example sentences for: dived

How can you use “dived” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Batouti is suspected because: 1) he uttered a prayer 14 times as the plane dived; 2) his controls were in the "nose down" position, while the captain's were in "nose up"; and 3) the captain pleaded with Batouti to help him pull the plane out of its dive.

  • New radar data indicate that the plane did not fall directly to the ocean, but dived and recovered, eventually breaking up at 10,000 feet.

  • When AOL and Time Warner merged, the entire business staff and much of the "Style" section dived on the story.

  • When Ronald Reagan introduced a similar device in his first State of the Union address in 1982--by inviting Lenny Skutnik, a government employee who dived into the Potomac to rescue a survivor of an airplane accident--it was a nice touch.

  • The NYT and LAT report the source of the bias charge: The religious phrase used by a co-pilot shortly before the plane dived is a common one, used both in emergencies and before meals, and thus not necessarily an indication of suicide.


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