Prepositions after "attack"

attack by, on, in, with or for?

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    In 43% of cases attack by is used
    Kaitlyn says she was attacked by a blonde.
    And I never feel attacked by your remarks.
    This was an attack by Al Qaeda, against the US, on 9/11.
    While protecting the daughter of a diplomat, Nyx is attacked by a group of assassins.
    You should also be aware that the local governments in the region are also attacked by AQ-M.
    At one stage HMAS Australia was attacked by Japanese torpedo planes and bombers from Rabaul.
    The American Far East Air Force was permitted by MacArthur to retaliate only if directly attacked by the Japanese.
    If a driver hits a pedestrian or a cow, the vehicle and its occupants are at risk of being attacked by pedestrians.
    Just ask Roderick Johnson, a petty thief who was attacked by his roommate shortly after arriving at a Texas prison.
    He said that they were attacked by two men, one whom stabbed Norris because she was reportedly ' talking too much '.

    In 12% of cases attack on is used
    attack on religions or communities; 3.
    attack on a political party by name; 8.
    Were you there to attack on June 25th at 4 a.
    The powerful MQM convened the rally at a short notice to condemn the attack on Yusufzai.
    But now, after the attack on Malala Yusufzai, moral outrage might just drown out the fear.
    While RCT 1 was advancing on Yongdungpo the 5th Marines were preparing for the attack on Seoul.
    The tragedies of earth quake, floods and now attack on Malala of Swat has further increased the miseries of October.
    Hungary came to Helsinki with no other intention than suppress Finland's attacking intent and attack on the counter.
    The British planned to attack on a 24km (15 mile) front between Serre, north of the Ancre, and Curlu, north of the Somme.
    Regards, Shakir Saturday, 21 May 2011 attack on our sovereignty Dear Sir, Are we forgetting something or are we just lazy.

    In 10% of cases attack in is used
    The September attack in Benghazi, which killed the U.
    If you were Satan, who would you attack in this day and age.
    They attacked in their hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands.
    All ending with Christine attacked in some way forcing Adam to step in and save her.
    Gambella Region On 12 March 2012, a bus was attacked in Jowee in the Gambella region.
    I was afraid of being attacked in central London by black people, especially Nuts and his gang.
    Only the unexpected strength of the Iraqi resistance kept Syria and Iran from being attacked in the second Bush Administration.
    When United attacked in the latter stages of the game, they just couldn't break them down because Everton had so many men behind the ball.
    LUCKNOW: Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal was attacked in a public meeting in Lucknow on Tuesday evening, according to news channel Times Now.
    In the story, Cuchulainn is taken ill when he is attacked in a dream by two women with horsewhips (he lay asleep in his sickbed for a year as a result).

    In 9% of cases attack with is used
    attacking with the knee, elbow or forehead.
    He was stopped, attacked with swords and killed.
    Hyui says that he attacks with the power of the wind.
    She attacked with a flurry of combinations which had the Pole ducking and evading.
    This same consulate office in Benghazi was attacked with an explosive device in June.
    Gopalakrishnan and Raveendran were ambushed on 29 October, 2007 and attacked with lethal weapons.
    He had seen helicopters and fixed wing aircraft of the Sri Lankan air force attacking with bombs and machine guns.
    At the risk of being attacked with a branding iron, let me just say this: I quite liked the episode three cliffhanger.
    In May an Albanian was attacked with a sword by a masked motorcycle rider; in August a young Iraqi was stabbed to death.
    A lonely crusader, he was also liked by those whom he attacked with a force that was merciless, but devoid of any bitterness.

    In 6% of cases attack for is used
    No, he is being attacked for being a Republican.
    When I talk to people, sometimes I have been verbally attacked for my view.
    Infact, Kalonzo had been heavily ridiculed and attacked for being made a VP.
    Sometimes we didn't want to get involved, and then we were attacked for our isolationism.
    You see, if a white country had a zero immigration policy, they would not be attacked for racism.
    Good versatility from a player who has featured in defence, midfield and attack for GNE this season.
    She was also attacked for a tweet on Tuesday in which she asked whether Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant had returned from her overseas trip.
    Sadly, he drew Launch Party, which allowed him not only to sacrifice the creature we targeted, but also to kill a blocker and attack for exactly lethal.
    The point I made in my post, and in previous posts, is that Herman is wrong in trying to get people to believe he is being attacked for not being a Democrat.
    I have never heard of anyone being attacked for harmlessly going about his business searching for a street number completely unrelated to the matters at hand.

    In 6% of cases attack from is used
    That why are they being attacked from the world when America committed a similar crime.
    Make sure to attack from the back as well, as that adds yet another damage bonus to your attack.
    Move on to Backstab after that, which lets you deal extra damage when attacking from behind an enemy.
    The 5th Division was to attack the Sugar Loaf from the north while the British were to attack from the west.
    Seeing him train in Guildford Rec Centre, we could see his ambition to learn how to attack from the wing position.
    The problem is, crime in Australian society that makes people to believe that they can be attacked from anywhere.
    They attacked from 3 sides at once But its NOT Preplanned They knew the location of the safe house But its NOT Preplanned.
    He hasn't been attacked from his right much at all in the primary, so he seems stronger than he is (just like Dukakis did).
    The foot (which faces upwards) is colored a dark blue to grey to camouflage itself from predators that attack from above such as seagull or pelicans.
    Their assault was fierce and confusion in the muslim ranks made the archers bolder and they came nearer and attacked from both flanks and from the front.

    In 4% of cases attack at is used
    They attacked at 4am on June 25, 1950.
    We were attacked at our weakest link and we lost.
    Rose - Tony Abbott is being attacked at a ferocious level by the media.
    They attacked at 4am on June 25th, 1950 and that is how the Korean War started.
    The rice plant is most sensitive to attack at late vegetative and reproductive stages.
    My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available.
    When we attack at other halfs, our center midfields are always missing, They are nowhere in the pitch.
    The hostile tribes decided to attack at a vantage point at Hunain and selected two prominent places where they concealed their archers.
    On April 30th, 1997, their boarding school was attacked at dawn by one of the armed groups that terrorized Burundi during the civil war.
    As Fairclough said, he had no consistent impact against Arsenal, and his sloppy passing allowed Arsenal to counter-attack at pace and score the first goal.

    In 1% of cases attack after is used
    Many mosques were attacked after 9/11.
    The longer you wait to attack after deploying your decoy, the more damage you'll deal (as long as the attack connects before the five-second timer runs out).

    In 1% of cases attack as is used
    I think it helped Kagawa when we had Rooney in attack as well.
    When Barcelona attack, they attack as a team; when they defend, they defend as a team.
    They want you to try hitting a 50-yard punt into a forest of players so that they can break the ball and attack as a unit.
    Whenever you see schools being attacked as a waste of money, you can be assured that it is a Republican doing the dirty work.
    Most importantly, we need our injury count to go down and get Smalling and Jones back into the mix and sort out how we defend and attack as a unit.
    After -- some of you guys remember -- after my foreign trip in 2008, I was attacked as a celebrity because I was so popular with our allies overseas.
    In a flat formation, Marchisio would offer a dynamic attacking threat as an auxiliary winger which would benefit Italy's counter-attacking aspirations.

    In 1% of cases attack through is used
    Not long after this HJK launched a fine three against four counter-attack through the left.
    So with the Juve midfield sitting deep, Inter found it hard to attack through the centre with the pace they need to maximise the effect of the marauding full-backs.

    In 1% of cases attack without is used
    Not a single plane from Philippine Sea had been used in controlled attacks, and of a task force total of 85 sorties, 43 had attacked without positive control.

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