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Hi,
can I say: "I dived 5 feet deep"? Is this sentence complete?

Thank you.
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The sentence is complete, but the correct past tense of "dive" is dove not dived. Your sentence should say,"I dove five feet deep."
Hi Magda,

Sounds fine to me.

Best wishes, Clive
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MagdaHi,
can I say: "I dived 5 feet deep"? Is this sentence complete?

Thank you.

It sounds bad.

I would say:

I dived into a 5 feet deep swimming pool.

Below is the definition of deep

I think both the original sentence (which indicates to which depth you went into the water) and the
I dived into a 5 feet deep swimming pool.
are correct,
but have different meanings.
Welkins, how do you know that the swimming pool wasn't 12 feet deep but that they only dived down 5 feet. Or that they were in a swimming pool at all? They could be in the sea or a lake for instance.
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AnonymousThe sentence is complete, but the correct past tense of "dive" is dove not dived. Your sentence should say,"I dove five feet deep."

Dove, yes in AmE, but dived is usual in BrE. Thanks for your answer.
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Cheers,
Magda
Nona The BritWelkins, how do you know that the swimming pool wasn't 12 feet deep but that they only dived down 5 feet. Or that they were in a swimming pool at all? They could be in the sea or a lake for instance.
nona, I'm afraid that you miss the point. As I said, it sounded bad to me so I changed a little. Besides I was not sure the setence that Madga wrote before I saw the reply post from Clive.

As you said, it could be 12ft deep. She could swim somewhere else such as a sea or lake.

I totally agree with you.

Anyways thank you for commenting.

Just let you know, I always appreciate your comments that you will give me.
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