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 Meanings and Examples of TACTICS
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tactics
 n.  strategy; policy; plan for attaining a particular goal
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The old tactics had been not only struck as by lightning, but disgraced.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
2  Otherwise the riot was conducted after the most scientific military tactics.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
3  These old sailors, accustomed to correct manoeuvres and having as resource and guide only tactics, that compass of battles, are utterly disconcerted in the presence of that immense foam which is called public wrath.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
4  The necessary tactics of insurrection are to drown small numbers in a vast obscurity, to multiply every combatant by the possibilities which that obscurity contains.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER II—AN OWL'S VIEW OF PARIS
5  However, this is according to the tactics of barricades; to fire for a long while, in order to exhaust the insurgents' ammunition, if they commit the mistake of replying.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—THE SHOT WHICH MISSES NOTHING AND KILLS NO ONE
6  It is always a good bit of tactics in knavery to pretend to recognize some one whom one does not know.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
7  Lord de Winter adopted the same tactics as Milady, thinking that as his sister-in-law employed them they must be the best.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
8  Seeing the obdurate look on Scarlett's face, Mammy picked up the tray and, with the bland guile of her race, changed her tactics.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
9  If she had used the wrong tactics with Ashley in the past--well, that was the past and done with.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
10  Not for Hood the cautious tactics of General Johnston.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  Miss Ophelia was old, and skilled in the tactics of nursing.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
12  And all these proposals, based on strategics and tactics, contradict each other.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II
13  To study the skillful tactics and aims of Napoleon and his army from the time it entered Moscow till it was destroyed is like studying the dying leaps and shudders of a mortally wounded animal.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER X
14  But such a war does not fit in under any rule and is directly opposed to a well-known rule of tactics which is accepted as infallible.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
15  Men can only be taken prisoners if they surrender according to the rules of strategy and tactics, as the Germans did.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIX
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  He was more interested in telling me about the tactics of the attorney general.
2  They planned the tactics for the next day's battle.
3  Republicans accuse Democrats of using delaying tactics to prevent a final vote on the bill.
4  The coach was criticized for his negative tactics.
5  The team went into a huddle at half-time to discuss their tactics.
6  These new police tactics have really put the wind up the local drug dealers.
7  They used pressure tactics to force them to return, including cutting food and water supplies.
8  Different circumstances involve adopting different tactics.
9  These bomb attacks represent a change of tactics by the terrorists.
10  Strategy wins wars; tactics wins battles.
11  Haig was limited by his blinkered approach to strategy and tactics.
12  In military tactics, a patrol is a small tactical grouping sent out by land, sea or air to perform a specific task.
13  What's truly ironic is how both sides in this polarized debate use precisely the same tactics.
14  It's not clear whether the tactics will do anything other than inflame tensions.
15  The bridge is where hundreds of peaceful protesters were brutally beaten on "Bloody Sunday" as they sought to end discriminatory tactics — such as poll taxes and arbitrary literacy tests — used by white officials to prevent African Americans from voting.