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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But the logic still applies: Winning is sweet, but losing a fight against someone with power breeds trouble in the future.
You can fight against someone. You can even hate them.
FROCH ON FROCH "ONLY Gennady Golovkin could tempt be back because that would be a PS10million fight against someone I think is too small.
"I really believe that if I keep doing what I am doing and we get that fight against someone like Mayweather, I will cause him the biggest problems in his career.
This is what Rome had become, and it is not easy to convince someone who has the good life to fight against someone who does not.
"There's more chance of me losing a fight against someone like Sakio Bika than there is losing a fight like this.
Why take a dangerous fight against someone nobody's heard of when you can take on a name?
Harrison and his father and trainer, Peter, have now told manager Frank Maloney they want a career-defining fight against someone such as featherweight legend Marco Antonio Barrera in 2005.
Bruno is talking about a one-off but I don't think he would be able to walk straight back into a fight against someone of Audley's calibre."
But how do you fight against someone who's able-bodied?