Sentence Examples with the word tackle

While I hadn't formulated in my mind how to tackle the problem, I resolved to attack it one on one and keep animosity at bay.

With a keen cutting-spade, Queequeg lances the gums; then the jaw is lashed down to ringbolts, and a tackle being rigged from aloft, they drag out these teeth, as Michigan oxen drag stumps of old oaks out of wild wood lands.

While Martha and Betsy, buoyed by our recent success, were eager to tackle the case, Quinn, not surprisingly, and yours truly to a lesser extent, were hesitant.

View more

It was a time to tackle all those built up chores that had accumulated during the busy season now that life was stalled in the dark of winter.

We tackle our work; professionally and without rancor to one another in spite of a pall of indecision that oft times seeps in like a chill from a leaky window frame.

In October 2005, the EA launched a campaign to tackle flood apathy - Be Prepared for Flooding.

As the world grows wealthier, I believe more individuals and non-governmental entities with more innovative solutions will roll up their sleeves to tackle our problems.

But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.

On farms of moderate size it is usual to hire steam tackle as required, the outlay involved in the purchase of a set being justifiable only in the case of estates or of very big farms where, when not engaged in ploughing, or in cultivating, or in other work upon the land, the steam-engine may be employed in threshing, chaff-cutting, sawing and many similar operations which require power.

The Eskimo lifted his weighted boat with sheer-legs made of two paddles; he also had a tackle without sheaves, formed by reaving a greased thong through slits cut in the hide of a walrus.