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

Related Words

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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You should tackle it early so there is a chance to improve it.
The former Scarlets coach was however determined not to cloud the build-up to Sunday's pivotal RBS 6 Nations clash with England by discussing the merits of the choke tackle at length.
Tackle Trailer is not, however, for everyone - as Tackle Trailer Director Carol Aykin is quick to point out.
Roughly if you look at your season you want to have good averages in tackle completions and keep your missed tackles down.
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.
Richmond Webb, a 320-pound offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, lifts weights for more than an hour two to three times a week.
He said: "As soon as I saw the tackle and saw Derek's leg bend, I thought it was a bad one.
The clumsy and somewhat unsuccessful process of illuminating equipment with flashlights and makeshift light sources sparked the attention of the two aspiring entrepreneurs, resulting in the creation of ProGlo+, a pioneering hands-free tackle box with a self-contained LED light that can rotate to irradiate a ten-foot surrounding area as well as detach and function as a separate flashlight or a fish light that can attach to a lanyard and submerse up to one hundred feet underwater to attract schools of fish.
And 31-year-old former Wests Tigers skipper Hodgson has backed his every word over the illegal tackle, when players are grounded with an arm around their neck.
The winner of the Okumo Fixed Spool Reel, valued at pounds 25 and donated by the Wallsend Tackle Centre (High Street East, Wallsend, 0191 234 3142) was Andrew Yeats, of Burradon, who correctly answered the previous name of Wallsend Tackle Centre had been John's Fishing Tackle.
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.
Oregon: DE Brandon Bair made one tackle in Philadelphia's loss to Dallas.