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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction, military action

Mere spesifikke uttrykkArmageddon, armed combat, assault, combat, dogfight, naval battle, pitched battle

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkBattle of Britain, Drogheda

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenewar, warfare

Overordnet kategoriarmed 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbattle, conflict, struggle

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaffaire 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 spesifikke uttrykkblow

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe team was full of fight.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)competitiveness

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaggressiveness

4. fight (om kommunikasjon) an intense verbal dispute

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarguing, 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 spesifikke uttrykkboxing, fisticuffs, pugilism

Engelsk verb: fight

1. fight (om konkurranse) 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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)contend, struggle

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

Mere spesifikke uttrykkassail, 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 forårsakecompete, contend, vie

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

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

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcontend, fight, struggle

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

3. fight (om adferd) make a strenuous or labored effort

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)struggle

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassay, attempt, essay, seek, try

Mere spesifikke uttrykkdrive, flounder, labor, labour, push, tug

4. fight (om adferd) 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.

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadvertise, advertize, promote, push

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningadvertise, advertize, promote, push

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