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Past tense for to engage in a physical encounter, either competitive or non-competitive
“He saw two men begin to fight after one of them had cut in line.”
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Past tense for to struggle to overcome, eliminate, or prevent
“The minister says he will fight any attempt to change the status quo.”
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Past tense for to engage in a war or battle
“We can expect the insurgents to fight to the death.”
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Past tense for to quarrel or argue
“We have been very careful not to shout or fight around the kids.”
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Past tense for to strive to achieve or do something
“She made it her mission to save the children and fight for their rights.”
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Past tense for to conduct a struggle, usually for a cause
“He would fight a year-long battle to clear his name from libel and slander.”
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Past tense for to persevere in the face of difficulty
“She knew she had to continue to fight despite the hardship, if only for the sake of her children.”
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Past tense for to struggle against one's emotions
“Celinda closed her eyes and tried to fight the strong feelings that were coursing through her.”
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(of fire) Past tense for to try to put out
“The men would bravely fight the fire that had engulfed the building.”
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