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Heavily occupied, or busily involved in an important activity
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to grab someone or something aggressively
“He was able to tackle the intruder before asking his wife to call the police.”
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Present participle for to bring someone to the ground by grabbing them aggressively
“He managed to tackle the large man to the floor, holding him so that they lay for a moment in the spoons position.”
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Present participle for to brawl with someone, especially by grabbing them aggressively
“After trying to tackle each other, they fell to the ground and couldn't stop laughing.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to take the first step into something
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Present participle for to face, resist or oppose with boldness or courage
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Present participle for to make an effort at doing something
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(a particular topic or subject) Present participle for to provide insight into
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Present participle for to confront or come up against
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Present participle for to put an end to
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Present participle for take action
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Buckling down and doing
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Present participle for to conduct or devote oneself to
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Present participle for to do one's part
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(engage in) Present participle for to participate or become involved in
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Present participle for to attack or confront someone or a group that is en route to a destination
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Present participle for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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The action of taking responsibility
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An legal or formal agreeing to the action, proposals, or terms of another
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