Phrasal Verb 'Fight'

We have 5 phrasal verb definitions 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.