Phrasal Verb 'fight'

We have 5 phrasal verb definition related to 'fight'.

Fight back

Meaning:

Defend yourself, resist an attack

Example:

The army attacked the town and the inhabitants FOUGHT BACK fiercely.

Fight back

Meaning:

Try to control and emotion and keep it hidden

Example:

He tried to FIGHT BACK the tears when he heard the news of her death.

Fight it out

Meaning:

Struggle to see who wins, both by arguing or fighting

Example:

Their FIGHTING IT OUT to see who will become the next CEO.

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.

Fight off

Meaning:

Resist an illness or emotion

Example:

I'm FIGHTING OFF a cold.