tackle noun

ADJ. bad, crunching, ferocious, high, hard, late, scything, strong Their captain was sent off for a high tackle on Cooper. | brave, skilful | cover, last-ditch Only a last-ditch tackle by Song prevented Raul from scoring. | sliding | flying A security guard brought him down with a flying tackle. | rugby

VERB + TACKLE execute, get in, go in for, make I managed to get in a sliding tackle, but he scored anyway.

PREP. ~ from a crunching tackle from her opponent | ~ on He was booked for a tackle from behind on Morris. | in a/the ~ She lost the ball in a tackle.