Take a dive

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take a fall definition

and take a dive
  1. tv.
    to fake being knocked out in a boxing match. : The boxer took a dive in the second round and made everyone suspicious.
  2. tv.
    to get arrested. (Underworld. See also take the fall.) : I didn't wanna take a fall, but the cop left me no choice.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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