fight with (someone or something)

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fight with (someone or something)

1. To use something as a weapon while fighting someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fight" and "with." Those guys fight dirty—they'll fight with bike chains, knives, anything they can get their hands on. I can't believe he fought you with his bare hands and gave you such a nasty black eye.
2. To fight with someone or an animal for possession of someone or something. Look, my two friends are fighting over you, so if you don't like either of them, say something now and spare us the drama. I think some dogs are out there fighting with each other over scraps.
See also: fight

fight someone or something with something

to attack or battle someone or something with something. We can't fight the enemy with clubs and pitchforks! I fought him with my bare fists.
See also: fight

fight with (someone or some creature) (over someone or something)

to fight with someone or an animal over who gets or keeps someone or something. The terrier fought with the collie over the piece of meat. I don't want to fight you over Harry.
See also: fight
References in classic literature ?
This fair creature entering the field of battle, immediately filed to that wing where her mistress maintained so unequal a fight with one of either sex.
When that time comes I will be the next legend,' Folayang, a champion in the URCC who is in his first title fight with ONE, said.
Cleverly, 25, is excited by the talk of a fight with one of the greatest names in boxing, but is not letting it detract from his fight against Kransniqi who has never been stopped in 39 fights.
Summary: David Haye's manager has warned there is a long way to go before a fight with one of the Klitschko brothers is signed and sealed.
DAVID HAYE is seeking a unification fight with one of the Klitschko brothers before the end of the year after completing his first successful defence of his WBA heavyweight title.
David Haye (far right) wants to set up a unification fight with one of the Klitschko brothers
The inmate alleged that officers stood by and watched him fight with one of the inmates.
We doubt that the controls had the nerve to pick a fight with one of them.
It would mean that he would have to fight with one hand tied behind his back.
DAVID HAYE could be heading for a massive showdown fight with one of the Klitschko brothers at Wembley Stadium.
Hill, the 1996 world champion, believes the Briton's McLaren teamare "being made to fight with one armtied behind their back" as a result of the spying scandal which rocked the sport last season.
The man fell after getting involved in a fight with one of them and was then kicked in the head by Woodley, of Hill View, Cardiff, Cardiff Crown Court heard.
Summary: David Haye is seeking a unification fight with one of the Klitschko brothers after successfully defending his WBA heavyweight title.
Summary: David Haye could be set for a massive fight with one of the Klitschko brothers at Wembley Stadium.