Phrasal Verb: Fight off

Fight off

Meaning: Fight an attacker and force them back

Example: The old lady managed to FIGHT the muggers OFF and they didn't get her purse.

Notes:

  • Separable [optional] Help
  • International English

Fight off

Meaning: Resist an illness or emotion

Example: I'm FIGHTING OFF a cold.

Notes:

  • Separable [optional] Help
  • International English

Other Phrasal Verbs

We have 3 phrasal verbs with 'FIGHT'

Browse Verbs: