fight against (someone or something)

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fight against (someone or something)

To struggle or contend with someone or something. I fought against the bindings, but it was no use—I was trapped. Wow, I can't believe you fought against the biggest guy on their team!
See also: fight

fight against someone or something

to battle against someone or something. The general refused to fight against the enemy, which was much stronger. He fought against the disease to the very end.
See also: fight
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What if the heroes have to fight against one of their strongest members?
Amir Khan, one of the better boxers of his generation, believes he still deserves a title fight against one of the sport's most iconic fighters Manny Pacquiao.
JThe trainer and manager, who was in the corner last weekend in New York as his charge made the first defence of his world titles, believes it's now or never to make a fight against one of the big boys - and made it clear that Saul Alvarez was the number one target.
The NPRs are said to fight against one another as they protect armed cattle rustlers from their respective communities in the guise of fighting banditry.
"The DOH is serious with its fight against one of the leading causes of death in the country.
Huntington Beach, CA, January 19, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino and Leslie Smith first met inside a cage in Curitiba, Brazil when they competed in a professional Mixed Martial Arts fight against one another, in front of more than 45,000 fans as Cyborg made her UFC debut at a Superfight weight of 140lbs against the top 10 bantamweight Leslie Smith in 2016.
'A deliberate attempt seems to be afoot by the extremists to turn the fight against militants into a sectarian clash and make the people fight against one another,'
Beat Plastic Pollution, the theme for World Environment Day 2018, calls for unity and collaboration in the fight against one of the most urgent environmental challenges of our time.
Caitlin Oakley, an HHS spokeswoman, said Friday that Redfield's recruitment "was a rare opportunity to hire one of the world's leading virologists." In a statement, she noted his more than 30 years of experience as "a groundbreaking scientist, academic researcher, and clinician who has been a global leader in the fight against one of the most devastating infectious diseases of our time -- HIV/AIDS."
In the Middle East, they took so much of the oil, they increased their productivity and made the country rich while leaving the poor Arabs to fight against one another.
When it comes to us Albanians, SDSM always used and will continue to use their old method: turn them against each other and let them fight against one another!
In addition, vaccination is a crucial instrument in the fight against one of the 21st century's biggest health challenges: antimicrobial resistance.
As a mother living in Niagara Falls, N.Y., in the 1970s, Gibbs led the fight against one of the country's first Superfund sites called Love Canal, after 20,000 tons of toxic waste were discovered buried beneath her neighborhood and a school her child had attended.
Many very famous fighters have signed with Brave and it's an amazing opportunity for me to fight against one of them." This is the latest in a string of epic bouts which have been announced for the upcoming Brave 2: Dynasty on December 2nd.
KELL BROOK says it's now a case of "anyone, anytime, anywhere" as he looks for a career-defining fight against one of the welterweight division's biggest names.