View Poll Results: What's the past participle of 'fight'?

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  • fight

    20 8.10%
  • fought

    227 91.90%
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    I would say that many battles have been fought. I could say that I have fought many battles. I might say that I have fought my enemies and I have defeated them.

    :)

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    I'm surprised you have any.

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    They don't know where I am.

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    The dead don't know much, do they.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    The dead don't know much, do they.
    The good, the bad, and the ugly.

    :D

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    Is it? I didn't know. I thought I'd made it up. Now, I must be a character in a Jorge Luis Borges novel.

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    Fought by me.

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