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Translation of "fight" - English-Spanish dictionary

fight

verb /fait/ ( past tense, past participle fought /foːt/)
to act against (someone or something) with physical violence
pelear (se), luchar
The two boys are fighting over (= because of) some money they found.
to resist strongly; to take strong action to prevent
luchar, combatir
to fight a fire We must fight against any attempt to deprive us of our freedom.
to quarrel
pelear (se), discutir
His parents were always fighting.
fighter noun a person who fights.
combatiente, luchador
a small fast aircraft designed to shoot down other aircraft.
avión de caza
fighting noun a situation in which people fight each other
lucha, guerra
Fighting between rival fans broke out in one corner of the football stadium No end to the fighting between the government troops and the rebels is in sight.
fight back phrasal verb to defend oneself against an attack, or attack in return
defenderse
He was injured when fighting back against the muggers.
fight it out phrasal verb to fight on to a decisive end
luchar hasta el fin
Although they were both exhausted, the two armies fought it out until dawn Fight it out among yourselves which of you is to go.
fight off phrasal verb to drive away by fighting
vencer, combatir, repeler
She managed to fight off her attacker I’ll fight this cold off by going to bed early.
fight one’s way to make one’s way with difficulty
lograr abrirse paso
She fought her way through the crowd.
fight shy of to avoid
evitar; enfrentarse
He fought shy of introducing her to his wife.
put up a good fight to fight well and bravely
defenderse bien
The team put up a good a fight against the opposition.
(Definition of fight from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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