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tackle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈtækl/
to try to deal with something: The first thing the new government must do is to tackle inflation. tackle a crisis/question/problem I felt that the whole subject was too sensitive to tackle.
to talk to someone about a difficult situation, usually because you disagree with them: tackle sb on/about sth I was determined to tackle my boss on the way I had been treated.
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