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 Translation for 'opponent' from English to Russian
NOUN   an opponent | opponents
SYNO adversary | antagonist | opponent | ...
оппонент {м}opponent
противница {ж}opponent [female]
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Translation for 'opponent' from English to Russian

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opponent
оппонент {м}
opponent [female]
противница {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • A single overhook can be used to take an opponent down.
  • The protagonist underhooks one arm of the opponent and extends his underhooking arm partly or mostly across the opponent's back, while using his other hand to pull the opponent's other elbow across the opponent's body, and drives forward into the underhooked side of the opponent.
  • Also known as a belly-to-belly brainbuster, the wrestler stands facing a standing opponent and then wraps both arms around the opponent's torso, lifting them off the ground.
  • In this variation the attacking wrestler grabs the opponent's throat with one hand and grabs the opponent's abdomen with their free hand, then lifts the opponent over their head and slams the opponent similarly to a vertical suplex chokeslam.
  • The attacking wrestler stands behind the opponent and locks them in a full nelson before lifting the opponent, as if to perform a full nelson slam, but as the wrestler drops down the opponent, they slam the opponent back-first against their exposed knee.

  • The attacking wrestler approaches a supine opponent and seizes one of their arms before walking around the opponent's head to their other side, thus forcing the opponent to roll onto their stomach.
  • The hold has the opponent wrestler lying on their back.
  • The wrestler stands behind the opponent. He locks one of the opponent's arms in a chickenwing, and wraps his other arm around the opponent's head.
  • A tackle where the intention is to force the opponent down on their back by tackling them at their waist or upper thighs.
  • Zonal marking is a defensive strategy where defenders cover an area of the pitch rather than marking a specific opponent.

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