counter-attack

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counter-attack

[ˈkaʊntərəˌtæk]
A. Ncontraataque m
B. VT & VIcontraatacar
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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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Rafa Benitez'sside - who have lost just twice on the road all term in 10 away matches - also enjoyed a succession of other sweeping counter-attacks, though the final ball often let the Magpies down.
It was not long before the Bay backline was caught napping on the ball and Chester sprang one of their many counter-attacks of the game.
The veteran coach explained that they would look to be compact in defence and hit the opponents on counter-attacks.
The enmity had started some four years ago and has already claimed more than 25 lives in similar attacks and counter-attacks in the area.
Hirving Lozano scored the goal for Mexico with his right foot and beat Manuel Neuer down to his right post in the 35th minute of the match, which came from a fantastic counter-attack. The Mexican team took advantage of the pressure it created on the German side in the first half of the game and relied heavily on counter-attacks in the second half.
They added that the army men further carried out rapid counter-attacks and managed to recapture lost positons.
"We are a team who put many players in front of the ball when we attack so we are sometimes vulnerable on the counter-attacks.
"We had a different idea -- we wanted to defend deeper, more compact and using the space which we had for the counter-attacks. We will never know how it would have been if we didn't score the first one.
"They have improved a lot, like I said before, in the transitions and counter-attacks. So, even if we want to attack with many players, we need to always have the right balance," he said.
The militants have dug in between the civilians, often launching deadly counter-attacks to repel forces closing in on the Old City's Grand Al Nuri Mosque, from where IS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi declared a caliphate over parts of Iraq and Syria.
Today, counter-attacks have players flooding forward in fives or sixes and really positive, quick, passing."
The small force then held the bridges in the face of ferocious counter-attacks, making sure the British invaders could break out from Sword beach and denying German armoured divisions the chance to mount a counter-attack.