tackle


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Synonyms for tackle

deal with

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undertake

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confront

block

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things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

to start work on vigorously

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Synonyms for tackle

the person who plays that position on a football team

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gear consisting of ropes etc

(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground

accept as a challenge

put a harness

seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

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Since it's so clear that you should never ever hesitate to tackle underperformance, then let's answer, "Why do so many leaders hesitate?
It's a type of tackle that teams are using, just like a chop tackle is, just like an assist tackle, but I would prefer not to comment on what Shaun Edwards has said, because that's outside of this environment and I don't want to be commenting on that.
Apart from identifying front-on and side-on tackles, tackles were randomly selected irrespective of team, playing position, field location, set piece/breakdown that preceded the tackle, or any other tackle characteristic.
O'Brien led the way in terms of tackles (23) and carries (12) for Ireland in their eight-point 6 Nations win.
Bagnall & Kirkwood is the oldest fishing tackle company in the North East.
Most neck injuries occur when defensive players initiate contact in the act of making a tackle, but neck injury can happen to anyone involved with head-down contact.
It's not just brawn that helps offensive and defensive tackles plow each other down like Mack trucks.
He said: "As soon as I saw the tackle and saw Derek's leg bend, I thought it was a bad one.
If we have been guilty of such a tackle, it's simply down to poor technique and a mistake on our behalf, and if we end up tackling around the head we deserve to be penalised.
Still to be won is the Shakespeare Hurricane 12-foot beach castor, valued at pounds 40 and donated by North East Tackle (Ryhope Road, Sunderland, 0191 510 3573).
For example, the line-backers do not have to be big, "plugger" types and you can "hide" bigger, slower kids at defensive tackle.
If a player is deemed to have put in a bad tackle the impact could be massive if he receives a yellow card and 10 minutes in the sin bin.
The Solar Tackle Bag is ideal for the avid fisherman.
OT Jake Fisher played at tackle for Cincinnati in its 24-19 victory against San Diego.