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Engelsk navneord: struggle

1. struggle (om handling) an energetic attempt to achieve something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGetting through the crowd was a real struggle.
He fought a battle for recognition.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle


Mindre specifikke termerattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Mere specifikke termerduel, joust, scramble, scuffle, tilt

2. struggle (om handling) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph.
Police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle, conflict


Mindre specifikke termergroup action


Mere specifikke termerclass struggle, class war, class warfare, combat, counterinsurgency, feud, fight, fighting, insurrection, pacification, rebellion, revolt, rising, scrap, strife, tug-of-war, turf war, uprising, war, warfare

3. struggle (om handling) strenuous effort


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her.


Mindre specifikke termereffort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, travail


Mere specifikke termergrapple, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, wrestle, wrestling


Engelsk udsagnsord: struggle

1. struggle (om adfærd) make a strenuous or labored effort


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe struggled for years to survive without welfare.
He fought for breath.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fight


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerassay, attempt, essay, seek, try


Mere specifikke termerdrive, flounder, labor, labour, push, tug

2. struggle (om relation) to exert strenuous effort against opposition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe struggled to get free from the rope.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerendeavor, endeavour, strive

3. struggle (om bevægelse) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, sputter


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerclimb

4. struggle (om konkurrence) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tribesmen fought each other.
Siblings are always fighting.
Militant groups are contending for control of the country.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contend, fight


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Mere specifikke termerassail, attack, bandy, battle, bear down, box, chicken-fight, chickenfight, combat, defend, duel, engage, fence, feud, fight, fight back, fight back, fight down, fistfight, get back, join battle, joust, oppose, scuffle, settle, skirmish, spar, tourney, tug, tussle, wage, war, wrestle


Kan forårsagecompete, contend, vie









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