nose-dive


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nose-dive

 (nōz′dīv′)
intr.v. nose-dived or nose-dove (-dōv′), nose-dived, nose-div·ing, nose-dives
To perform a nosedive.

nose′-div′er n.

nose-dive


Past participle: nose-dived
Gerund: nose-diving

Imperative
nose-dive
nose-dive
Present
I nose-dive
you nose-dive
he/she/it nose-dives
we nose-dive
you nose-dive
they nose-dive
Preterite
I nose-dived
you nose-dived
he/she/it nose-dived
we nose-dived
you nose-dived
they nose-dived
Present Continuous
I am nose-diving
you are nose-diving
he/she/it is nose-diving
we are nose-diving
you are nose-diving
they are nose-diving
Present Perfect
I have nose-dived
you have nose-dived
he/she/it has nose-dived
we have nose-dived
you have nose-dived
they have nose-dived
Past Continuous
I was nose-diving
you were nose-diving
he/she/it was nose-diving
we were nose-diving
you were nose-diving
they were nose-diving
Past Perfect
I had nose-dived
you had nose-dived
he/she/it had nose-dived
we had nose-dived
you had nose-dived
they had nose-dived
Future
I will nose-dive
you will nose-dive
he/she/it will nose-dive
we will nose-dive
you will nose-dive
they will nose-dive
Future Perfect
I will have nose-dived
you will have nose-dived
he/she/it will have nose-dived
we will have nose-dived
you will have nose-dived
they will have nose-dived
Future Continuous
I will be nose-diving
you will be nose-diving
he/she/it will be nose-diving
we will be nose-diving
you will be nose-diving
they will be nose-diving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nose-diving
you have been nose-diving
he/she/it has been nose-diving
we have been nose-diving
you have been nose-diving
they have been nose-diving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nose-diving
you will have been nose-diving
he/she/it will have been nose-diving
we will have been nose-diving
you will have been nose-diving
they will have been nose-diving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nose-diving
you had been nose-diving
he/she/it had been nose-diving
we had been nose-diving
you had been nose-diving
they had been nose-diving
Conditional
I would nose-dive
you would nose-dive
he/she/it would nose-dive
we would nose-dive
you would nose-dive
they would nose-dive
Past Conditional
I would have nose-dived
you would have nose-dived
he/she/it would have nose-dived
we would have nose-dived
you would have nose-dived
they would have nose-dived
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nose-dive

verb
1. To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily:
Idiom: take a fall.
2. To undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price:
Idiom: take a sudden downtrend.
Translations

nose-dive

[ˈnəʊzdaɪv]
A. N
1. (Aer) → picado m vertical
2. (fig) → caída f súbita
to take a nose-dive [profits, shares, sales, reputation] → caer en picado
B. VI
1. (Aer) → descender en picado
2. (fig) [profits, shares, sales, reputation] → caer en picado
the shares nose-dived 11p to 511plas acciones cayeron 11 peniques de golpe y pasaron a cotizar 511 peniques

nose-dive

[ˈnəʊzˌdaɪv]
1. n (Aer) → picchiata (fig) → calo vertiginoso
2. vi (see n) → scendere in picchiata; (XXX) → calare vertiginosamente
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