tackle
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tackle(
tah
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kuhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to deal with)
2. (sports)
a. taclear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
b. tacklear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (sports)
a. taclear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
b. placar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (sports)
a. el tacle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
b. el tackle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. el placaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
d. la entrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(soccer)
6. (equipment)
a. el equipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. los aparejos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
7. (nautical)
a. el aparejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for lifting heavy objects)
b. la polea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for lifting heavy objects)
c. la jarcia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(rope for sails)
d. el cordaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(rope for sails)
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tackle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (equipment)
a. el equipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fishing) tackleaparejos de pesca
2. (challenge; in soccer)
a. la entrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (in rugby, american football)
a. el placaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el tackle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (deal with)
a. abordar
to tackle somebody about somethingabordar a alguien para tratar algo
5. (in soccer)
a. entrar a
6. (in rugby, american football)
a. hacer un placaje a
b. tacklear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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tackle [ˈtækl]
noun
1 (lifting gear) aparejo (m); polea (f); (ropes) jarcia (f); cordaje (m)
2 (equipment) equipo (m); avíos (m); (bits and pieces) cosas (f); trastos (m);(also fishing tackle) equipo (m) de pesca
3 (Ftbl) entrada (f); (Rugby) placaje (m)
flying tackle placaje (m) en el aire
he brought down his opponent with \a flying tackle\
transitive verb
1 (attempt to deal with) [+problem] abordar; enfrentar; [+task] enfrentar; emprender
firemen tackled the blaze los bomberos lucharon contra las llamas; can you tackle another helping? ¿quieres comerte otra porción?; he tackled Greek on his own emprendió el estudio del griego sin ayuda de nadie
one child will be doing GCSE at the same time as his brother is tackling A-levels he accused the Cabinet of failing to tackle Somalia's problems this is not the best way to tackle the problem the committee was set up to tackle racial discrimination he said the only way to tackle inflation was by high interest rates I admire her for tackling her drink and drug addictions Programmes to tackle the disease should be well thought out
2 (grapple with) [+thief, intruder] enfrentarse con
he had to tackle an armed villain single-handed We heard shots and a youth ran out clutching a cash bag. A young lad tried to tackle him and was shot at close range
(confront) encararse con
when his parents tackled him Iain denied he had ever taken drugs
I'll have to tackle him about that money he owes me voy a tener que encararme con él y plantearle lo del dinero que me debe
I'll tackle him about it at once
3 (Ftbl) entrar a
he claims Pasolini overtook and tackled him, pushing him into the dirt
(Rugby) placar; taclear
intransitive verb
(Dep) placar; taclear
he's small for a rugby player and that makes him reluctant to tackle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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