- n. 滑车；装备；用具；扭倒
- vt. 处理；抓住；固定；与…交涉
- vi. 扭倒；拦截抢球
CET4 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 CET6
1. take "grasp, seize" => tack- + -le => tackle.
2. tack => tackle.
来自中古荷兰语 takel,船帆，索具，来自 taken,抓住，拿到，词源同 take.词义和拼写受 tack 影响，-le,工具格后缀。引申诸相关词义。
- tackle (n.)
- mid-13c., "apparatus, gear," especially the rigging of a ship, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German takel "the rigging of a ship," perhaps related to Middle Dutch taken "grasp, seize" (see take (v.)), or perhaps from root of tack (n.1), which, if not the origin, has influenced the sense. Meaning "apparatus for fishing" is recorded from late 14c. Meaning "device for grasping and shifting or moving" is from 1530s. Meaning "act of tackling" in the sporting sense is recorded from 1876 (see tackle (v.)); as the name of a position in North American football, it is recorded from 1884. Welsh tacl is fro English.
- tackle (v.)
- mid-14c., "entangle, involve," from tackle (n.). Sense of "to furnish (a ship) with tackles" is from c. 1400; meaning "to harness a horse" is recorded from 1714. The meaning "lay hold of, come to grips with, attack" is attested from 1828, described by Webster that year as "a common popular use of the word in New England, though not elegant;" figurative sense of "try to deal with" (a task or problem) is from 1840. The verb in the sporting sense first recorded 1867, "to seize and stop." Related: Tackled; tackling.
- 1. Ecological groups say that nothing is being done to tackle the problem.
- 2. Time and again political parties have failed to tackle this issue.
- 3. I finally hoisted him up with a block and tackle.
- 4. The young footballer collapsed in a heap after a heavy tackle.
- 5. The government is not simply relying on trickle-down economics to tackle poverty.
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