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To energetically devote, or begin devoting, effort to something
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“A network of experts is being set up across the country to tackle this serious issue.”
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To grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
“He managed to tackle the intruder before asking his wife to call the police.”
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To initiate a discussion with (someone) about a disputed or sensitive issue
“A journalist would then tackle the congresswoman about the alleged misappropriation of funds.”
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To take the first step into something
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(a particular topic or subject) To provide insight into
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To confront or come up against
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To put an end to
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Take action
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Buckle down and do
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To publicly criticize or castigate harshly
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To do one's part
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To engage in forceful or violent confrontations
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(engage in) To participate or become involved in
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To knock or bring to the ground
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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To make use of
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To dispute the validity of
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The equipment required for a task or sport
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“A shortage of cutting tools and tackle seem to be holding them up.”
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An act of seizing and attempting to stop or throw someone to the ground
“Healy put in a superb crunching tackle in the first few minutes that set the tone for the evening.”
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A mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects
“They pumped out the water and used ropes and tackle to lift and pull pieces of the aircraft apart.”
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(usually in plural from "effects") Personal belongings
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Rod used with line to hook fish
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A piece of string, cord, or similar used for fastening or tying something
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