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.
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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.
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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.
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Oh wait, I remember a fight with someone about Campbell-Bannerman.
"It's been a bit of a blessing in disguise, really, that the fight hasn't happened until now because I haven't been 100 per cent, but after this I want Christmas off, to enjoy it with my family, and then I want a fight with someone like Sean Dodd.
"When I was playing I wasn't the best but you need to have that bravery or desire to fight with someone. Because it's about a fight at a corner.
Looking at his body we realised that he had been in a fight with someone." ( ANI )
He said a text message found in Randoy's mobile phone showed that the victim had a fight with someone whom the police declined to identify pending investigation.
Why start a fight with someone who is too preoccupied with punching himself?
Carlotta does her best to keep the peace and warn Star that she doesn't need to fight with someone close to her considering there are other people in the world who will try to tear them apart.
For me the fight has never ended" Singer Madonna, below "I do not care whether they are consciously coupled, uncoupled, de-coupled or re-coupled, or even unconsciously or subconsciously any or all of the above" Former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe, who is "fed up to the back teeth" hearing about the mixed-up love life of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin "To do a screen fight with someone who knows what they are doing is like Christmas.
"I thought he had a fight with someone on the street, but he ran towards me with the knives in his hands.
"None of the top British fighters want to go near him so he needs to get a fight with someone around the top ten, get himself in the picture and get himself a world title fight," said McCrory, speaking at the official opening of a new Optical Express clinic in Newcastle's Eldon Square.
Police said the eyewitness also didn't seem to know whether the deceased had got into a fight with someone. On Sunday, Joint CP Robin Hibu along with DCP B.
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