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!
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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.
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"The other guy was much bigger but Israel fought anyway because his fight against somebody else in Cabo San Lucas was cancelled," said Gonzalez's interpreter Raul Garza Jr.
Lewis said: "I could fight against somebody else on April 6.
"The tradition here is you fight for your program, you don't fight against somebody else's," Frank comments.