There are 2 translations of fight in Spanish:

fight1

(past & past p fought)
Pronunciation: /faɪt/

vi

  • 1.1 [army/country] luchar, combatir; [person] pelear, luchar; [animal] luchar he fought in the First World War combatió or luchó en la primera guerra mundial to fight to the death pelear or luchar a muerte to fight against sb luchar ( or combatir etc) contra algn to fight against sth luchar contra algo to fight for sb/sth [for king/country/cause] luchar por algn/algo [for aim/policy] luchar por conseguir or lograr algo he fights for a living se gana la vida boxeando she was fighting for her life se debatía entre la vida y la muerte he had to fight for breath le costaba muchísimo respirar to go down fighting luchar hasta el final to fight shy of sth/-ing he tends to fight shy of emotional commitments tiende a eludir or evitar los compromisos afectivos he always fights shy of meeting the press siempre procura esquivar or eludir a los periodistas 1.2 (quarrel) to fight over/about sth [couple/brothers/friends] pelearse por algo 1.3
    (fighting pres p)
    [troops/units] de combate 2,000 fighting men were sent to the front enviaron 2.000 combatientes or soldados al frente

vt

  • 1 1.1 [army/country] luchar or combatir contra if you want it, you'll have to fight me for it si lo quieres vas a tener que vértelas conmigo Frazier fought Ali for the world title (in boxing) Frazier peleó contra Ali or se enfrentó a Ali por el título mundial to fight one's way abrirse* camino or paso a la fuerza I had to fight my way into the hall tuve que abrirme camino or paso a la fuerza para entrar en la sala 1.2 (oppose) [fire/disease] combatir; [measure/proposal] combatir, oponerse* a, luchar contra I want to go so don't fight me on this quiero ir, así que no te me opongas we'll fight them all the way no les vamos a dar cuartel
  • 2 2.1 (wage, conduct) to fight a duel batirse en or a duelo to fight a battle librar una batalla they fought a long war against the rebels lucharon contra los rebeldes or combatieron a los rebeldes durante largo tiempo 2.2 (contest) [election] presentarse a we intend to fight the case [Law] pensamos llevar el caso a los tribunales ( or defendernos etc) to fight a seat (BrE) [Pol] presentarse como candidato para conseguir un escaño

Phrasal verbs

fight back

v + adv defenderse* to fight back against sb/sth luchar contra algn/algo 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (suppress) [tears] contener*; [anger] reprimir she fought back the impulse to laugh trató de aguantar la risa

fight down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
(suppress) [fear] vencer*; [anger] reprimir; [tears] contener*

fight off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[attack/enemy] rechazar*; [cold] combatir she struggled to fight off sleep trató de que no la venciera el sueño

fight on

v + adv
seguir* luchando

fight out

v + o + adv
they are now fighting it out for second place ahora están compitiendo por el segundo puesto you'll have to fight it out among yourselves tendrán que resolverlo or [formal] dirimirlo entre ustedes

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fight2

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (between persons) pelea (f); (brawl) pelea (f), riña (f); (between armies, companies) lucha (f), contienda (f) to put up a good fight ofrecer* or oponer* resistencia if you want a fight then I'm ready si quieres pelea or si quieres pelear, aquí estoy I'll give him a fight if he wants one le voy a hacer frente si me provoca they're looking for a fight están buscando camorra or bronca in a fair fight en buena lid 1.2 (boxing match) pelea (f), combate (m)

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