TACKLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TACKLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
tackle
 n.  equipment required for a task or sport
 n.  a mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, for lifting heavy objects
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  And he warn't scared to tackle this section when it was part wild and the Injuns had just been run out of it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
2  You take a genuwine, honest-to-God homo Americanibus and there ain't anything he's afraid to tackle.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
4  He has carried with him a light tackle called a whip, consisting of only two parts, travelling through a single-sheaved block.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
5  He walked on first, carrying a part of the fishing tackle, and his companions followed him at some distance.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
6  His brother seated himself under a bush, arranging his tackle, while Levin led the horse away, fastened him up, and walked into the vast gray-green sea of grass unstirred by the wind.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 2
7  In the drawing-room the company found dessert awaiting them in the shape of pears, plums, and apples; but since neither host nor guest could tackle these particular dainties the hostess removed them to another room.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
8  Yet that son could tackle nothing without some accident occurring.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
9  It warn't no slouch of an idea; and it warn't no slouch of a grindstone nuther; but we allowed we'd tackle it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
10  A white mast, fitted up with spars and other nautical tackle, could be seen rising against the dark clouds whenever the flames played brightly enough to reach it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
11  Within, Towson or Towser was inquiring earnestly into the breaking strain of ships' chains and tackle, and other such matters.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
12  They tackled missionarying, and mesmerizing, and doctoring, and telling fortunes, and a little of everything; but they couldn't seem to have no luck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI.
13  A man he took for the proprietor was standing in the lobby, and he went up to him and tackled him for a job.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 30
14  Karay was a shaggy old dog with a hanging jowl, famous for having tackled a big wolf unaided.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
15  I then took my tackling, and, fastening a hook to the hole at the prow of each, I tied all the cords together at the end.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V.
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  The crowd continued to argue heatedly about the best way to tackle the problem.
2  I think I'll tackle the repairs next weekend.
3  The President is clearly in a dilemma about/over how to tackle the crisis.
4  Union leaders blasted the Government for failing to tackle the jobs crisis.
5  Failing to tackle the deficit would be throwing away an opportunity we haven't had for a generation.
6  Britain came bottom on efforts to tackle pollution and global warming.
7  The government is determined to tackle inflation.
8  We are able to identify absentees immediately and use the extra time to tackle the problem with academic counselling.
9  It depends how you tackle the problem.
10  There is more than one way to tackle the problem.
11  Before trying to tackle his homework he read up the notes he had taken at the lecture.
12  The University of Florida researcher has come up with a brilliantly simple way to tackle tooth decay.
13  A security guard brought him down with a flying tackle.
14  Walls are generally the greatest source of heat loss and correspondingly expensive to tackle.
15  We are now piloting through Parliament a new strategy to tackle youth crime.