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French translation of 'tackle'

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[ˈtækəl ]
1.  (equipment) matériel méquipement m
fishing tackle matériel de pêche
see also block and tackle
2.  (Rugby) plaquage m
3.  (Football) tacle m
a sliding tackle un tacle glissé
transitive verb
[problem] s’attaquer à
[task] s’atteler à
2.  (Football) tacler
3.  (Rugby) plaquer
4.  (confront) [person] interpeller
to tackle sb about sth interpeller qn sur qch
5.  (grapple with) [intruder, thief] se coltiner avec

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Example Sentences Including 'tackle'

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The task was tackled in different ways.
Rutherford, Ward Celtic Mythology (1987)
And quite pleased to have finally tackled Beauty after more than a decade of thinking about it.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When I tackled him about it, he laughed.
The Sun (2016)
When is the right time to tackle something?
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is hard to lunge into tackles in international football.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It's not just the tackle but also the system.
The Sun (2017)
Made some brilliant defensive tackles throughout.
The Sun (2009)
That tackle was also a turning point.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They still played their football but their tackling earned them the right to play it.
The Sun (2010)
You see him sliding into tackles and making blocks.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Five workers also had to leave as around 20 firefighters tackled the lunchtime blaze.
The Sun (2016)
He has been booked just twice in the past two seasons and does not appear ruffled by heavy tackles.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He suffered face, hand and ankle burns trying to tackle the blaze with a garden hose.
The Sun (2016)
People want something done to tackle a problem that is disrupting huge numbers of lives.
The Sun (2009)
Social reform and tackling inequality will also play a huge role.
The Sun (2016)
The first six to nine months were all about tackling the steep learning curve of insurance.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The former minister says that the crisis needs to be tackled with urgency and fresh thinking.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The trick I've learnt is to arrive early and scan the menu for something you can tackle with one hand.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There has been one substantial attempt at tackling this subject before.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There will be heavy tackles at Stoke.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Three big reforms to tackle three big challenges.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Three teams of firefighters tackled the blaze for more than an hour.
The Sun (2015)
Write a letter and say you will tackle the problem.
The Sun (2017)
Yesterday he tackled the challenge of a foreign cashpoint as the couple strolled together in the sunshine.
The Sun (2011)
They can be valuable pointers to areas of your life that need tackling.
Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)
Your reluctance to tackle the problem head on may be justified.
Butterworth, Jane Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994)

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'tackle' in Other Languages

British English: tackle /ˈtækl/ NOUN
A tackle is when you try to take the ball away from someone in a game such as football.
...a tackle by the big full-back.
  • American English: tackle
  • Arabic: مُحَاوَلَةُ أَخْذِ الكُرَةِ مِنَ اللَاعِبِ الَاخِر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: placagem
  • Chinese: 抢球
  • Croatian: pokušaj preuzimanja lopte
  • Czech: zastavení útočícího hráče
  • Danish: tackling
  • Dutch: tackle
  • European Spanish: entrada fútbol
  • Finnish: taklaus
  • French: tacler football
  • German: Angriff Sport
  • Greek: μαρκάρισμα
  • Italian: attrezzatura
  • Japanese: タックル
  • Korean: 태클
  • Norwegian: redskap
  • Polish: szarża
  • European Portuguese: placagem
  • Romanian: blocaj
  • Russian: оборудование
  • Spanish: entrada acometida
  • Swedish: redskap
  • Thai: การยื้อยุดหยุดฝ่ายตรงข้ามในการครองลูกฟุตบอลหรือรักบี้
  • Turkish: üstesinden gelme
  • Ukrainian: перехоплення (спорт.)
  • Vietnamese: hành động cản
British English: tackle /ˈtækl/ VERB
If you tackle a difficult task, you start dealing with it in a determined way.
They will need help to tackle the crisis.
  • American English: tackle
  • Arabic: يُعَالِجُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: enfrentar
  • Chinese: 处理
  • Croatian: odlučno prionuti poslu
  • Czech: vypořádat se s problémem, úkolem
  • Danish: tackle
  • Dutch: aanpakken
  • European Spanish: abordar
  • Finnish: tarttua toimeen
  • French: s’attaquer à
  • German: angehen
  • Greek: μαρκάρω
  • Italian: affrontare
  • Japanese: 取り組む
  • Korean: (문제에) 착수하다
  • Norwegian: takle
  • Polish: szarżować
  • European Portuguese: enfrentar
  • Romanian: a aborda
  • Russian: приниматься
  • Spanish: abordar
  • Swedish: tackla
  • Thai: จัดการ
  • Turkish: üstesinden gelmek
  • Ukrainian: перехоплювати
  • Vietnamese: xử lý


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