Translation of "fight" - English-Turkish dictionary

fight

verb uk us /faɪt/ (past tense and past participle fought)
USE FORCE [ I, T ]

B1 When people fight, they use physical force to try to defeat each other.

uğraşmak, savaşmak, mücadele etmek
Two men were arrested for fighting outside a bar.
Sam's always fighting with his little brother.
JOIN WAR [ I, T ]

B2 to take part in a war

savaşmak, mücadele etmek, çarpışmak
Millions of young men fought in World War I.
ARGUE [ I ]

B2 to argue

tartışmak, kavga etmek
We've got to stop fighting in front of the children.
TRY TO STOP [ I, T ]

B2 to try hard to stop something bad happening

mücadele etmek, savaşım vermek, engellemeye çalışmak
He fought against racism.
New measures have been introduced to fight crime.
TRY TO ACHIEVE [ I ]

B2 to try hard to achieve something you want or think is right

mücadele etmek, başarmaya çalışmak, savunmak
They are fighting for their freedom.
[ + to do sth ] He had to fight very hard to keep his job.
be fighting for your life

to be trying very hard to stay alive when you are very ill or badly injured

hasta veya yaralıyken hayat mücadelesi vermek → See also fight a losing battle

(Translation of “fight verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)