counter-attack

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Translations

counter-attack

[ˈkaʊntərəˌtæk]
A. Ncontraataque m
B. VT & VIcontraatacar

counter-attack

(ˈkauntərətӕk) noun
an attack in reply to an attack. The enemy made a counter-attack.
verb
to make such an attack (on). Our troops counter-attacked.
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Victor Valdes put the ball into Negredo, we lost the ball and Adama Traore counter-attacked.
But it (counter-attacking) is a massive, massive weapon and I always say the top teams are the top teams when, in the five to 10 seconds when they win the ball, are at their most dangerous, and the five to 10 seconds when they lose the ball they are the quickest to get back into shape and not get counter-attacked themselves.
Their second goal, we were in a good position, a mix-up between Saville and Graham, they've counter-attacked and finished very well.
The lads defended strongly when they had to and counter-attacked really quickly, which was great.
Whitchurch demonstrated good patience against Stourport - looking solid at the back they fended off the few Stourport sojourns into danger areas and counter-attacked with purpose through Joe Naughalty, Mark Whatling and Tom Vinney.
We made it too easy for them and their back three counter-attacked very well.
Galaxy coach Octavio Zambrano was all but tarred and feathered for attacking the way Chicago counter-attacked its way to an MLS championship last season.
And I find persuasive her lucidly-argued claim that playwrights counter-attacked anti-theatricalists by demonstrating that "performative notions are built into anti-theatricality itself" (56), that "no one stands outside the theatre" (66), that theatricality is "the constitutive condition of existence itself" (71).
The Northampton defence, which put in cruncing tackles all afternoon, counter-attacked from their own line and Beal won a race for the touchdown to give Northampton an 11-0 half-time lead.