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What part of speech is the word tackle?

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Asked by: Michael Black


part of speech: noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tackles, tackling, tackled
definition 1: to seize and throw a person to the ground, as in football. The police officer tackled the suspect as he tried to make his escape. similar words: blindside, fell

Is tackle a adjective?

verb (used with object), tack·led, tack·ling. to undertake to handle, master, solve, etc.: to tackle a difficult problem.

What is the noun form of tackle?

noun. /ˈtækl/ /ˈtækl/ [countable] an act of trying to take the ball from an opponent in football (soccer), hockey, etc.; an act of knocking somebody to the ground, for example in rugby or American football.

Is tackle a word?

TACLE is not a valid scrabble word.

How do you use the word tackle?

The President is clearly in a dilemma about/over how to tackle the crisis.

  1. The government is determined to tackle inflation.
  2. He sidestepped the blow/the tackle.
  3. I think I’ll tackle the repairs next weekend.
  4. We have gained sufficient experience to tackle this problem.
  5. It all depends on how you tackle the problem.

What is tackle slang for?

(slang) A man’s genitalia.

What is tackle in soccer?

The skill of tackling in soccer is the act of a defender coming to meet an opponent who is in possession of the ball, engaging him, and then legally using a foot to take the ball away. This is an aggressive act that almost always involves contact, either between the players directly or with the ball between them.

What does tackle a problem mean?

to talk to someone about a difficult situation, usually because you disagree with them: tackle sb on/about sth I was determined to tackle my boss on the way I had been treated.

What does tackle the issue mean?

If you tackle a difficult problem or task, you deal with it in a very determined or efficient way.

What is a tackle in fishing?

all the equipment, such as rods, lines, bait, etc, used in angling.

What is a tackle in football UK?

Tackles are used to regain possession of the ball for your team and are sometimes seen as critical particularly in defensive positions when the opponent are in an offensively advantageous position. There are 2 types of tackles.

What is a tackle in rugby?

A tackle occurs when the ball carrier is held by one or more opponents and is brought to the ground.

What is the meaning of word cradled?

transitive verb. 1a : to place or keep in or as if in a cradle. b : shelter, rear. c : to support protectively or intimately cradling the injured man’s head in her arms. 2 : to cut (grain) with a cradle scythe.

Are cradles safe?

Cradles are a very safe choice for babies but cradle safety can be enhanced by picking up a model that complies with international safety standards and using a highly breathable and supportive mattress.

What means Newton’s cradle?

The Newton’s cradle is a device that demonstrates the conservation of momentum and the conservation of energy with swinging spheres. When one sphere at the end is lifted and released, it strikes the stationary spheres, transmitting a force through the stationary spheres that pushes the last sphere upward.