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    kat2006 is offline Junior Member
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    tackle

    as in this sentence:

    they were in a good position to tackle and defend themselves in the market.

    i think "to tackle" usually means "to handle" or "to deal with" something. but in this sentence, i can't see what they would tackle. is there other meaning of tackle in this sentence?

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    2006 is offline Banned
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    Re: tackle

    Quote Originally Posted by kat2006 View Post
    as in this sentence:

    they were in a good position to tackle and defend themselves in the market.

    i think "to tackle" usually means "to handle" or "to deal with" something. but in this sentence, i can't see what they would tackle. is there other meaning of tackle in this sentence?
    I agree; there should be an object after the verb "tackle", indicating what they were going to tackle. There is no other suitable meaning that I know of, and actually "tackle" is a strange word for that sentence.

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