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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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