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fight British & World English

Take part in a violent struggle involving the exchange of physical blows or the use of weapons

fight English Thesaurus

he saw two men fighting

fist fight British & World English

A fight with the fists

sword fight British & World English

A combat using swords as weapons

pillow fight British & World English

A mock fight using pillows

fight shy of British & World English

Be unwilling to undertake or become involved with

pick a fight British & World English

Talk or behave in such a way as to provoke a fight or argument

fight one's corner British & World English

Defend one’s position or interests

fight or flight British & World English

The instinctive physiological response to a threatening situation, which readies one either to resist forcibly or to run away

put up a fight British & World English

Offer resistance to an attack

a straight fight British & World English

A contest between just two opponents, especially in an election

fight fire with fire British & World English

Use the weapons or tactics of one’s enemy or opponent, even if one finds them distasteful

fight a losing battle British & World English

Be fated to fail in one’s efforts

make a fight of it British & World English

Put up a spirited show of resistance in a fight or contest

fight like cat and dog British & World English

(Of two people) be continually arguing with one another

fight someone/thing off British & World English

Defend oneself against an attack by someone or something

fight one's way in fight British & World English

Move forward with difficulty, especially by pushing through a crowd

live to fight another day British & World English

Survive a particular experience or ordeal

to the finish British & World English

Until the complete defeat of one of the parties involved

bunfight British & World English

A tea party or other function, typically of a grand or official kind

catfight British & World English

A fight between women

dogfight British & World English

A close combat between military aircraft

outfight British & World English

Fight better than and beat (an opponent)

to the bitter end British & World English

Used to indicate that one will continue doing something until it is finished, no matter what

fight shy of in fight British & World English

Be unwilling to undertake or become involved with

fight someone/thing off in fight British & World English

Defend oneself against an attack by someone or something

pick a fight in pick1 British & World English

Talk or behave in such a way as to provoke a fight or argument

bullfight British & World English

A public spectacle, especially in Spain, at which a bull is baited and killed

fightback British & World English

A great effort to gain a position of strength made by a person or group who seem likely to lose a contest

firefight British & World English

A battle using guns rather than bombs or other weapons

prizefight British & World English

A boxing match, typically an unlicensed one, fought for prize money

fight one's corner in corner British & World English

Defend one’s position or interests

fight or flight in fight British & World English

The instinctive physiological response to a threatening situation, which readies one either to resist forcibly or to run away

put up a fight in fight British & World English

Offer resistance to an attack

a straight fight in straight British & World English

A contest between just two opponents, especially in an election

fight for in fight English Thesaurus

a militant who fought for the rights of all workers

fight back in fight English Thesaurus

use your pent-up anger to fight back

fight fire with fire in fight British & World English

Use the weapons or tactics of one’s enemy or opponent, even if one finds them distasteful

make a fight of it in fight British & World English

Put up a spirited show of resistance in a fight or contest

to the finish in finish British & World English

Until the complete defeat of one of the parties involved

fight like cat and dog in fight British & World English

(Of two people) be continually arguing with one another

fight a losing battle in fight British & World English

Be fated to fail in one’s efforts


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