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fight
British English: /fʌɪt/
American English: /faɪt/

Translation of fight in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (struggle)
    lotta (feminine) (against contro) (for per) (to do per fare)
    the fight for survival
    la lotta per la sopravvivenza
    the fight for life
    la lotta per la vita
    to keep up the fight
    proseguire o continuare la lotta
    to put up a fight
    opporre resistenza o resistere (against a)
    lottare (against contro)
    a fight to the death
    combattimento all'ultimo sangue o lotta senza quartiere, a oltranza [figurative]

transitive verb pass., p.pass. fought

  • 1
    lottare contro, combattere contro (disease, evil, opponent, emotion, problem, proposal, tendency)
    combattere (campaign, war) (against contro)
    to fight one's way through
    farsi largo a fatica o con la forza tra (crowd)
    superare lottando (difficulties, obstacles)
    to fight somebody (Sport)
    battersi, combattere contro qualcuno
    [figurative]
    combattere o lottare contro qualcuno
    to fight each other
    battersi

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. fought

  • 1
    lottare, combattere (for per) (against contro) (to do per fare)
    to fight hard
    lottare accanitamente
    to fight for one's country
    combattere per il proprio paese
    to fight in a battle
    combattere in battaglia
    to fight for one's life
    battersi per la vita
    to fight for breath
    cercare disperatamente di non soffocare
    to stand and fight
    resistere o opporre resistenza
    to go down fighting
    [figurative]
    combattere fino alla morte
    to fight over
    contendersi o disputarsi (land, possessions)

Idioms

to fight the good fight

battersi per una buona causa.

Phrasal verbs

fight back:

1 fight back
(physically, tactically)
rispondere a un attacco, contrattaccare
(emotionally)
reagire
2 fight back [something]

fight down:

fight down [something]

fight off:

1 fight off [something], fight [something] off
respingere (combattendo) (attacker, attack)
vincere (troops)
2 fight off [something] [figurative]
lottare contro (illness, despair)
respingere, rifiutare (challenge, criticism, proposal, takeover bid)

fight on

continuare a combattere

fight out:

fight out [something], fight [something] out
battersi per risolvere (differences etc.)
leave them to fight it out
lascia che se la vedano tra loro

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