The Sea

namlan

Banned
Vietnam
Dear friends,

a. Last night my friend dived under the sea .
b. Last night my friend dived into the sea.

- Are these sentences the same meaning and grammatical?

Thanks a bunch!

NamLan
 
  • liliput

    Senior Member
    U.K. English
    They are both grammatical but not the same meaning.
    "Dived under the sea" suggests he went scuba-diving or performed some similar activity.
    "Dived into the sea" implies that he jumped, from a standing position on the land, head-first into the sea.
     
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