plan of attack


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Noun1.plan of attack - ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situationplan of attack - ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation; "his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons"; "an attack on inflation"; "his plan of attack was misguided"
conceptualization, formulation, conceptualisation - inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
avenue - a line of approach; "they explored every avenue they could think of"; "it promises to open new avenues to understanding"
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But even if I had had the free disposition of the boudoir, I should have held to the plan I had formed; because any other plan of attack would have separated us at the moment of the struggle with the man, while my plan united us all for the attack, at a spot which I had selected with almost mathematical precision,--the intersection of the two galleries.
He wished to explain to Dolgorukov a plan of attack he had himself formed.
But Hugh and Dennis stood with their backs against it, and kept them back, until the clamour had so far subsided that their voices could be heard, when they called to them together that to go now, in broad day, would be madness; and that if they waited until night and arranged a plan of attack, they might release, not only their own companions, but all the prisoners, and burn down the jail.
We should have ready some plan of attack, so that we may throw away no chance.

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