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fight (n):
a boxing or wrestling match
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the fight was on television last night
fight (n):
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
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Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga.
he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement

Related Words: battleengagement
fight (n):
the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
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a fight broke out at the hockey game.
there was fighting in the streets.
the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

Related Words: combatingscrap
fight (n):
an aggressive willingness to compete
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the team was full of fight
Related Words: competitiveness
fight (n):
an intense verbal dispute
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a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate
fight (v):
be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
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the tribesmen fought each other.
Siblings are always fighting.
Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Related Words: struggle
fight (v):
fight against or resist strongly
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The senator said he would oppose the bill.
Don't fight it!

Related Words: defendoppose
fight (v):
make a strenuous or labored effort
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She struggled for years to survive without welfare.
He fought for breath

Related Words: struggle
fight (v):
exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
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The liberal party pushed for reforms.
She is crusading for women's rights.
The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Related Words: campaigncrusadepush
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Have an old head on young shoulders

Genç yaşına rağmen yılların birikimine sahip olmak.
Youngsters who possess qualities of wisdom one would only expect to find in experienced older people.


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