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    "free-for-all" expression

    Another question...I need to translate the following sentence into Spanish but I am not sure about the meaning of "free-for-all" in this context:
    "There is a need to prevent the free-for-all that the modern home shopping website represents"...

    is it "fight"??

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    Re: "free-for-all" expression

    A free-for-all is a fight with multiple fighters and no rules, either an actual fist fight or a metaphorical fight (such as the one in your quotation).

    The writer is complaining about the lack of rules, order, fairness, and civility at that website.

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    Re: "free-for-all" expression

    Thank you!

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