duck dives(dive) into the water

ridgemao

Senior Member
Chinese - Mandarin
Hello:

In this picture (link2), the duck in the bottom of the picture was swimming on the water, then it put its head in the water suddenly, can I describe this fast movement as "the duck is diving into the water" ?

Thank you.
 
  • Florentia52

    Modwoman in the attic
    English - United States
    You can't say "into the water," because the duck was already in the water. I would probably say it dove below the surface of the water.
     
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