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Plural for a violent confrontation or struggle
“The argument escalated into a fight which was broken up by the other card players.”
Plural for the inclination or ability to fight or struggle
“They all start off with a bit of fight in them, you know the old total lack of respect and total disdain for the law.”
Plural for a boxing match
“Lewis also criticised the referee who took charge of his fight with Tyson.”
Plural for a battle or war
“Coalition forces continue to bring the fight to the enemy and rescue hostages.”
Plural for an argument or quarrel
“I had pilfered a nice, juicy mango and was about to eat it when some guy got into a fight with me about who should own it.”
Plural for a vigorous struggle or campaign for or against something
“Yet, in many ways, this fight resembles the struggle against communism in the last century.”
Engage in a physical or competitive encounter
“He saw two men begin to fight after one of them had cut in line.”
Struggle to overcome, eliminate, or prevent
“The minister says he will fight any attempt to change the status quo.”
Engage in a war or battle
“We can expect the insurgents to fight to the death.”
Quarrel or argue
“We have been very careful not to shout or fight around the kids but they are still suffering.”
Strive to achieve or do something
“So she made it her personal mission to save the children and fight for their rights.”
To conduct a struggle, usually for a cause
“He would fight a year-long battle to clear his name from libel.”
(fight on) To persevere in the face of difficulty
“She knew she had to fight on despite the hardship, in only for the sake of her children.”
To struggle against one's emotions
“Celinda closed her eyes and tried to fight the strong feelings that were coursing through her.”
(of fire) To try to put out
“The men would bravely fight the fire that had engulfed the area.”
To dispute the validity of

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