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ruck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
ruckruck1 /rʌk/ noun  1 DSO[countable] a group of rugby players trying to get the ball when it is lying on the ground2 the ruck3 [singular] a group of people standing very closely together or fighting4 [countable] British English informal a fight
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ruckRichards used his feet vigorously in a ruck and as the locals took exception he was punched on the jaw.On the stroke of half-time, Roy fell offside at a midfield ruck.There's a rare old ruck before the police arrive.Gloucester were offside at the ruck and Barnes kicked the goal.It needed some spark to concentrate his mind, something to take him out of the ruck.It could have turned into an ugly ruck pretty quickly.
ruckruck2 verb   ruck up→ See Verb table
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ruckWhat needs to happen is for players to learn how to ruck and maul more efficiently.But too often the pack failed to ruck as a unit.
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Verb table
ruck
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyruck
he, she, itrucks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrucked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rucked
he, she, ithas rucked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rucked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ruck
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rucked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rucking
he, she, itis rucking
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you, we, theyare rucking
Past
I, he, she, itwas rucking
you, we, theywere rucking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rucking
he, she, ithas been rucking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rucking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rucking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rucking
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