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tackle

  • the equipment required for a task or sport
  • a mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects
  • an act of seizing and stopping a player in possession of the ball by knocking them to the ground
  • a player who lines up inside the end along the line of scrimmage
  • make determined efforts to deal with (a problem or difficult task)
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Examples

Also carried were a small life raft and small tent plus some fishing tackle, and a bottle of chemicals to ward off mosquitoes.

Regardless of the magnitude of the task, tackle it with all of your heart, soul and mind.

fishing tackle

Without a legitimate starting defensive tackle on their roster, the Eagles must get one.

Over the winter I have equipped myself with tackle suitable for catching large pike.

The team is serious about drafting a right offensive tackle in the early rounds.

A shortage of cutting tools and tackle seem to be holding them up.

The terminal tackle is heavy to minimise the effort in casting and to keep the soft bait on the hook.

Without the rise, the government will not tackle child poverty, it says.

The team’s focus now is finding a starting left tackle in the draft.

He is much better when he can read the play, flow to the ball and make the tackle.

He puts a stop to the Swede’s gallop with a fine tackle.

They pumped out water and used ropes and tackle to lift and pull pieces of the aircraft apart to conduct a search for hazardous components.

She is backing the Safer Streets Coalition which is calling for more Government action to tackle speeding.

Then came the call of one of the local sailors who was fixing the tackle on the side of the ship.

We’re calling on people to send us their old poles, tackle, and other fishing gear so that we can use it in our demonstrations and other Fish Empathy Project endeavors.

Police see the scheme as a way to empower communities to tackle speeding hot spots.

The measures were introduced as part of a drive to tackle soaring levels of anti-social behaviour.

police have launched an initiative to tackle rising crime

Evening dresses lived in the foyer closet of all places and fishing tackle, liquor bottles, and fertilizers were stored in the garage closet.

Thankfully, because of the heavy tackle and the skill of the boat men you get most of your lures back undamaged.

A reasonable head of smaller fish, including Roach and Rudd offers the chance of good sport on light tackle.

The authority is already taking steps to tackle flooding across the district, he added.

Since then, like a lot of anglers in recent years, he’s been hooked by antique tackle as well.

Was it true that there were fishing tackle not used?

Turning, he could see the mast of the schooner held by the tackle.

Everybody is athletic enough to make that last-ditch tackle or cover that gap when someone is a bit tired.

They are a beautifully marked silver and gold and make for great sport on light fly tackle.

It looks like the first few pegs downstream of the weir are the ones to target for big fish with some heavy tackle required for the fast and snaggy water.