counter-attack

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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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SCOTLAND Stuart Hogg 7 Australia always had to keep a close eye on Scotland's most dangerous counter-attacker.
There's an option of bringing back the experience of big-game player Mike Phillips at scrum-half while Liam Williams - it's now vital he proves his fitness following a foot injury - is a greater threat as an instinctive full-back and counter-attacker than Halfpenny.
AS an agile wicketkeeper and dashing middle order counter-attacker, Jos Buttler doesn't need to be given much advice.
Like Muhand in the ring she is a thinker, a counter-attacker in the ring and a black stripe belt.
He is great under the high ball and an excellent counter-attacker.
au, Haddin was given plenty of praise for an amazing series that has included half-centuries in the first innings of each of the five Tests, with former England captain Geoffrey Boycott mentioning in The Telegraph his disbelief of the fields set and the length bowled to Australia's regal counter-attacker.
Prior is a counter-attacker by nature, and believes England will be best served collectively by that same method.
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior, an instinctive counter-attacker, suggested yesterday that there will be no more timidity in the way he and his team-mates bat against Johnson.
Even then, Murphy would have been aware that Selby is a fearsome counter-attacker and he pulled out two frames in quick succession, making a 120 break in the process.
A fearless counter-attacker to his core, I must admit I never felt the slender runner had the physical attiributes to push on to the professional level even after he had shone for England Students.
Compulsive counter-attacker Thisara Perera managed to register only two runs, mishooked just short of long-leg off Tremlett, before he edged a wild swish at the same bowler and was well-caught behind by Matt Prior.
Foden is a prime counter-attacker and we have to close him down at every opportunity so he does not get up a head of steam.