fighting fit

fighting fit

1. In very good health. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. She hasn't been fighting fit since she got the flu last week. Every member of our squadron must be fighting fit before going into battle.
2. In a state of preparation or good condition to handle a particular situation. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. We have to make sure we're fighting fit going into this trial. Don't worry, the election is four months away, so you've got plenty of time to get fighting fit.
See also: fight, fit

fighting fit

BRITISH
COMMON If someone is fighting fit, they are very healthy and ready for action. Note: In the first two idioms here, `fit' means healthy and full of energy. Nathan is now fighting fit and ready to tackle school again after his illness. For most of us the balance is not perfect; one day we feel fighting fit, the next a bit under the weather.
See also: fight, fit
References in classic literature ?
He did not feel fighting fit that morning, and so Moti Guj was left standing alone with his ears cocked.
Fighting fit John King, 47, collapsed without warning as he chatted with an elderly customer in Inverness.
The grand finale of UAE boxing reality show 'Fighting Fit Dubai' will be held on April 26 at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, where 12 finalists will battle it out to be champion of the ring.
UAE-based Nomad Productions has signed a prestigious deal with global sports media giant, ESPN, that will see the third season of its reality show Fighting Fit Dubai air on ESPN from March 17, 2019.
He needs to get some rounds under his belt," Warren said."He needs to get himself fighting fit.
FIGHTING FIT Brandon is happy to be back in the ring after being diagnosed with Perthes disease.
Fighting Fit, previously based in Cornwall House in Ludgate Hill, has opened the doors this week to its new home, called Henrietta Street Gym.
The UK's oldest boxing champion, Jack Bishop - 'Mr Boxing' - has teamed up with Careway, a partnership programme that supports independent pharmacies, to urge everyone to get their jab in this year and stay fighting fit for winter.
"But I'm here and I'm fighting fit. Now I want to live until I'm at least 90."
Tommy's progress is a source of inspiration for J S Wright's finance director Martin Roberts and its CAD manager Simon Bevin, who have been facing Tommy in the ring at Birmingham's Fighting Fit City Gym.
The Forest striker spent Christmas in quarantine after being banned from the club's training ground - but is fighting fit again for the third round tie which he feels will give Billy Davies' side the chance to prove they can mix it in the top flight.
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London, Dec 2( ANI ): Former world champion David Haye has claimed he is desperate to get fighting fit as soon as possible, but he is worried he might have to face Andrew Flintoff in the ring.
While Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee proved to be the thorn in the UPA's flesh yet again, the BJP too isn't fighting fit.
The course invites women across Newcastle to get into fighting fit shape while also raising funds through sponsorship to help keep vulnerable hearts beating.