Translation of "tackle" - English-Spanish dictionary

tackle

verb uk /ˈtæk·l/ us /ˈtæk·əl/ present participle tackling, past tense and past participle tackled

to try to stop a problem

abordar
We must find new ways to tackle crime.

to try to get the ball from someone, or to try to catch someone or knock someone down, in games like football and rugby

entrar a, placar
noun uk /ˈtæk·l/ us /ˈtæk·əl/

an attempt to get the ball from someone, or to catch someone or knock someone down, in games like football and rugby

entrada, placaje

(Translation of “tackle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tackle

noun /ˈtӕkl/

an act of tackling

placaje
a rugby tackle.

equipment, especially for fishing

equipo, aparejos
fishing tackle.

ropes, pulleys etc for lifting heavy weights

jarcia, polea, aparejo
lifting tackle.

in sailing, the ropes, rigging etc of a boat

jarcia, cordaje
sailing tackle.

(Translation of “tackle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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