fight for (one's) life

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fight for (one's) life

To actively try to stay alive, as of one who is sick, injured, or being attacked. She's been fighting for her life for days—she really needs an organ transplant.
See also: fight, life

ˌfight for (your) ˈlife

make a great effort to stay alive, especially when you are badly injured or seriously ill: A young cyclist is fighting for his life after the accident.
See also: fight, life
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Prosecutors said the woman claims she had to fight for her life as a client tried to strangle her at his home.
The daughter of Shrewsbury teenager Laura Williams continued to fight for her life five days after the operation to separate her from her twin Hope.
Susannah is being stalked, and she begins a fight for her life that takes her back to her small town roots to face demons she has tried hard to escape.
The mother-of-two, who put up a desperate fight for her life, died from a fractured skull.