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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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