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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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