a fight to the finish

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a fight to the finish

Any struggle for success (as a contest, competition, match, debate, election, argument, etc.) between two or more people that remains closely and vigorously fought until one party is defeated at the very final moment. With her opponent's sudden surge in the polls, it looks like this election is going to be a fight to the finish. It was truly a fight to the finish, with New England managing a field goal in the final seconds of the game to secure their victory.
See also: fight, finish

a fight to the finish

a fight, contest, or match which only ends with the complete defeat of one of the parties involved.
See also: fight, finish
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The 24-team roster of the 2nd OMNI Cup: Fight to the Finish event slated for July 13, 2019 at the McKinley Hill Stadium his set.
Ms Breed had aimed to break the record of nine hours, 35 minutes, but poor conditions soon turned the swim into a fight to the finish.
His contempt for the current odds-on favourite to be the next PM isn't even thinly disguised and for that reason a bare-knuckle fight to the finish would be decent spectator sport if nothing else.
The du Forum in Abu Dhabi's Yas Island came alive with 8 adrenaline-packed fights; co-main, main and undercard bouts featuring 16 of the best competitors, enthralling the audience and reinforcing the essence of Muay Thai; fight to the finish, with discipline and attitude.
Forty entries will fight to the finish in 120 matches that have been lined up with Gov.
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* From Vimy to Victory: Canada's Fight to the Finish in World War I
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain have urged the nation to work wholeheartedly and with dedication to build a strong and prosperous Pakistan as envisioned by our founding father QuaideAzam Ali Jinnah and fight to the finish the demons of extremism and militancy .
From Vimy to Victory: Canada's Fight to the Finish in World War I is the latest in Hugh Brewster's award-winning series of illustrated books about Canadians at war.
STEVEN GERRARD has vowed that Liverpool will fight to the finish for the Premier League title.
"Let us re-pledge today to fight to the finish the demons of extremism and militancy that seek to strike at the foundational principles of Pakistan of democracy' constitutionalism and rule of law"' the President said on the occasion.
A fight to the finish paid off for former Alaskan and current Arctic Slope Regional Corp.
"The final quarter was a fight to the finish. Leeds came out and scored the first three, but Dragons replied straight back with three on the trot.
With Royal Flush up against Unika and MBT facing the struggling Magpies, it all adds up to an exciting fight to the finish tomorrow evening.
OWNERS of a popular Northumberland pet store which is under threat of eviction by council planners have pledged a fight to the finish to protect their business.