Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Attack"

The meaning of "Attack" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Though more devastating than any foreign attack, it is hard to figure as the sort of common enemy Bin Laden was. Notwithstanding Mr. Trump's effort to give it a Chinese face (he reverted today to calling it the "Wuhan virus") it is spread by Americans. mean?
A: COVID-19 is more dangerous than a foreign attack like 9/11 (Bin Laden was the terrorist who hit the twin towers in New York).
Americans had a common enemy during 9/11, so Mr. Trump tried to give COVID-19 a face to help unite Americans against a common enemy by calling it “Wuhan Virus”.
However the article is pointing out the the virus is spread by Americans also.
Q: What does Violent attacks are become all too familiar. mean?
A: “X have become all too familiar” means that X happens too often. So often that you’ve become “too familiar” with it, or you’re now used to it because it’s now a common occurrence.
Q: What does the adversarial attacks mean?
A: Usually it means someone is deliberately trying to sabotage a system or cause it to fail.
Q: What does attack the root cause of almost all bodily defects. What does attack mean here? mean?
A: Well, it means to try to stop harm earlier. Like preventing many cases of cancer by getting people not to smoke.
Q: What does "which one was it that went for the attack on jp?" ← my game partner said mean?
A:
He's asking "Who attacked JP" in a very casual and fun way. :)

Example sentences using "Attack"

Q: Please show me example sentences with attack.
A: “The dog attacked the man.”
“Don’t attack me with your words.”
“I feel personally attacked.” (Sarcastic)
“He attacked me!”
“There has been an attack on The World Trade Center”

Synonyms of "Attack" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between possible attack and potential attack ?
A: ‘potential attack’ is more formal and thus more appropriate when discussing things such as military strategy
Q: What is the difference between for the attack and to attack ?
A: "the attack" refers to literally any attack that has happened or is going to happen.
"The attack at the store was totally unpredictable"
"He was regretfully thinking about the attack.. He couldn't have known what was going to happen"

"to attack" is a verb, it means the person you're talking about is literally going to attack someone/something. Depending on the situation.
"He was thinking about attacking his former boss just because he got fired. He's sick."
Q: What is the difference between attack and offend ?
A: An attack is always intentional, or purposeful (意図的). To offend can be intentional or accidental (偶発的). An attack can be physical or emotional. Offend can only be emotional.
Q: What is the difference between to evade a attack and to duck a attack ?
A: Evade an attack means to avoid an attack in any way, however to duck an attack means having to physically bend downwards to avoid an attack
Q: What is the difference between attack and assail and assault ?
A: @Rikuto: the difference is implication. An assault is more violent than an attack.

for example.
I was assaulted. -serious and life threatening
I was attacked. -Not as serious and you are probably fine.

I don't use assail. I think it had fallen out of favour.

Translations of "Attack"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? A nuclear attack on the Europe would have dangerous effect on the whole world. But "so" would the appearance of a disease in a poor country.
What does "so" mean? Does anyone teach me the structure of this sentence? plz.
A: ‘similarly’
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? cruel; afraid ; attack; promise; angrily; thought;
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? how to say attack?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? she attacked me
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? attack
A: You just said it in your sentence
Maybe rephrase your question?

Other questions about "Attack"

Q: If I have next attack , I will break controller or anything. Does this sound natural?
A: If I get attacked again, I will break this controller
Q: Please show me how to pronounce 52.6% of targeted attacks used Linux machines.
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Q: A: He had undergone a racially motivated attack in Korea.
B: I underwent a headache for a week.
Does this sound natural?
A: A: He experienced racism in Korea.

B: I had a headache for a week./ My headache lasted a week./ I had a headache for an entire week.
Q: Its literally means 'Attack by the facts'. For example, when person who is lying, so attacks the lier by telling the facts who is another person. Which makes the lier embarrassed.

Could you please modify it to be naturally?
A: It literally means "to be attacked by facts". For example, when a person attacks a liar by stating the facts, the liar will get embarrassed.

And

Could you please modify it so that it sounds natural?
Q: Sometimes I have an attack of anemia, but I don't think I'll never be able to used to the symptom. Does this sound natural?
A: Is this what you're saying:

Sometimes I get anaemic, but I don't think I'll ever get to used to the symptoms.

(This means you sometimes get anaemia and you think you will always notice the symptoms. It suggests the symptoms are not good.)

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