Take a Dive
Take a Dive : Phrases
To intentionally fail in competition, to throw a game.
All good salesmen learn to take a dive when playing golf with customers.
Boxers (e.g. prize fighters) who have been bribed to throw a bout but wishing to make it look as if the opponent won legitimately would dive to the mat after being hit. This was to create the illusion of a legitimate knock out.
This is a good strategy when playing golf with the boss.
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