Thursday, November 29, 2012

Tackle something

A tackle is a move in football or rugby to dispossess a player of the ball.

Metaphorically, we use the word tackle as a synonym for confront or challege.

We need to tackle this issue.

Have you tackled him about it?

While you are learning that, you might like to watch this video - there's nothing a rugby player likes more than a good, strong tackle; ouch, that hurt!