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Engelsk navneord: fight

1. fight (om handling) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGrant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga.
He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle, conflict, engagement

Mindre specifikke termeraction, military action

Mere specifikke termerArmageddon, armed combat, assault, combat, dogfight, naval battle, pitched battle

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBattle of Britain, Drogheda

Omfatter disse overordnede termerwar, warfare

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. fight (om handling) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA fight broke out at the hockey game.
There was fighting in the streets.
The unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)combat, fighting, scrap

Mindre specifikke termerbattle, conflict, struggle

Mere specifikke termeraffaire d'honneur, affray, banging, battering, beating, brawl, brush, clash, close-quarter fighting, cut-and-thrust, disturbance, dogfight, dogfight, duel, encounter, fencing, fistfight, fisticuffs, fray, free-for-all, gang fight, gunfight, gunplay, hassle, impact, in-fighting, knife fight, rough-and-tumble, ruffle, rumble, scuffle, set-to, shock, shootout, single combat, skirmish, slugfest, snickersnee, tussle, whipping

Omfatter disse specifikke termerblow

3. fight (om egenskab) an aggressive willingness to compete

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe team was full of fight.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)competitiveness

Mindre specifikke termeraggressiveness

4. fight (om kommunikation) an intense verbal dispute

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate.

Mindre specifikke termerarguing, argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt

5. fight (om handling) a boxing or wrestling match

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fight was on television last night.

Mindre specifikke termerboxing, fisticuffs, pugilism

Engelsk udsagnsord: fight

1. fight (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.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue fight, Sam cannot fight Sue

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contend, struggle

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

2. fight (om konkurrence) fight against or resist strongly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe senator said he would oppose the bill.
Don't fight it!.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)defend, fight back, fight down, oppose

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termercontend, fight, struggle

Mere specifikke termerdrive back, fend, fight off, hold out, rebuff, recalcitrate, repel, repulse, resist, resist, stand, stand firm, withstand

3. fight (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)struggle

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerassay, attempt, essay, seek, try

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

4. fight (om adfærd) 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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe liberal party pushed for reforms.
She is crusading for women's rights.
The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agitate, campaign, crusade, press, push

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeradvertise, advertize, promote, push

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningadvertise, advertize, promote, push

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