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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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