Definition of 'counter-attack'
Example sentences containing 'counter-attack'
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They are similar to Leicester last season in that they play a counter-attacking style. The Sun (2016)Teams played counter-attacking football against us on their own grounds and that caught us by surprise. The Sun (2008)We were also a counter-attacking team and we kept pulling off huge results. The Sun (2016)And despite having to teach a counter-attacking team to play. The Sun (2014)And this will benefit their counter-attacking game plan. The Sun (2008)The enemy were quick to launch an improvised counter-attack. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he got the best out of them with a counter-attacking style that almost took them to glory. The Sun (2014)England looked ready to launch a counter-attack only to see an impenetrable barrier of yellow shirts on the halfway line. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is also far from clear whether the web could support a concentration of mobile units sufficient to launch a counter-attack. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)I had no alternative but to launch a counter-attack. Travels with Rosinante (1990)They are a team with qualities to play away, to play the counter-attack game. The Sun (2013)Then we let in a silly goal after a quick counter-attack and we're done. The Sun (2006)But the Bees set about their counter-attacking gameplan with style. The Sun (2010)
Translations for 'counter-attack'
British English: counter-attack VERB
If you counter-attack, you attack someone who has attacked you.
The security forces counter-attacked the following day and quelled the unrest.
Definition of counter-attack from the Collins English Dictionary
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