Fight in a sentence

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Definition of Fight

  • To strive or contened for victory, with armies or in single combat; to attempt to defeat, subdue, or destroy an enemy, either by blows or weapons; to contend in arms; -- followed by with or against.
  • To act in opposition to anything; to struggle against; to contend; to strive; to make resistance.
  • To carry on, or wage, as a conflict, or battle; to win or gain by struggle, as one's way; to sustain by fighting, as a cause.
  • To contend with in battle; to war against; as, they fought the enemy in two pitched battles; the sloop fought the frigate for three hours.
  • To cause to fight; to manage or maneuver in a fight; as, to fight cocks; to fight one's ship.
  • A battle; an engagement; a contest in arms; a combat; a violent conflict or struggle for victory, between individuals or between armies, ships, or navies, etc.
  • A struggle or contest of any kind.
  • Strength or disposition for fighting; pugnacity; as, he has a great deal of fight in him.
  • a boxing or wrestling match
  • a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
  • the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
  • an aggressive willingness to compete
  • an intense verbal dispute
  • be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
  • fight against or resist strongly
  • make a strenuous or labored effort
  • 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

How to use fight in a sentence. Fight pronunciation.

He had had his great fight for place and power, alien as he was in religion, though he had lived in Egypt since a child.
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As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?
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To fight?. . . .
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I had not the strength to fight the forces around me.
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If their glass prison-houses were touched ever so lightly they were up and spoiling for a fight in a minute.
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Swearing, drinking and card playing were the order of the day, and occasionally a fight was thrown in for variety.
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The whole book is dominated by the gigantic figure of old Taras Bulba, who loves food and drink, but who would rather fight than eat.
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But, although the average Anglo-Saxon reader is very angry with Rudin, he is not altogether contemptible If every man were of the Roosevelt type, the world would become not a fair field, but a free fight.
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But that is the penalty that a wise man suffers at a time of strife; for if every one saw the truth clearly, we should never fight each other at all. Turgenev's subsequent statement, that so far from Bazarov being a burlesque, he was his "favourite child," is hard to understand even to-day.
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Thus Bazarov, who seems intended for a great hero of tragedy, is not permitted to fight for his cause, nor even to die for it.
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He fights against this obsession like a nervous patient struggling with a dreadful depression that comes over him like a flood.
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He fights like a man fighting with an enemy in the dark, whom he cannot see, but whose terrible blows rain on his face.
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His comment on all this is, "I am only preparing to live," which is as heroic as Paul Jones's shout, "I have not yet begun to fight.
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The men, women, and children are represented as utterly brutalised by toil; in their rare moments of leisure, they fight and beat each other unmercifully, and even the little children get dead drunk.
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They crave fight, they want to feel the delicious shiver produced by the sight of two bodies intertwining, the splutter of blood and pieces of torn, steaming human flesh flying through the cage and falling on the floor.
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The Revolution was a failure, and it being impossible to fight the government or to obtain political liberty, people in Russia of all classes were ready for a revolt against moral law, the religion of self-denial, and all the conventions established by society, education, and the church.
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Both are amazed at his positive refusal to fight, and hardly know which way to turn; the disciple of Tolstoi splutters with rage because Sanin shows up his inconsistency with his creed; both try to treat him like an outcast, but make very little progress.
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Sanin informs them that he will not fight a duel, because he does not wish to take the officer's life, and because he does not care to risk his own; but that if the officer attempts any physical attack upon him in the street, he will thrash him on the spot.
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Much better is Sanin's way: he sees clearly that no adaptation is possible, and logically fights Christianity as the implacable enemy of the natural man.
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Those who believe in Christianity ought to rejoice in this open and fair fight; they ought to welcome it as a complete unmasking of the foe.
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Examples of Fight

Example #1
It was to him, however, like a ground-wire in telegraphy- it carried off the nervous force tingling in him and driving him to impulsive action, while his reputation called for a constant outward urbanity, a philosophical apathy.
Example #2
He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
Example #3
And having given all save their lives, these lives they must now give under the whip and the chain and the sword.
Example #4
Their lands, houses, and palm- trees would be taxed still, when they would reap no more.
Example #5
Was it then come to that?
Example #6
As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?