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fight the good fight

To act in a way that is virtuous or honorable. They've been fighting the good fight for positive change in the company's sexist culture.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fight the good fight

to fight a noble and well-intentioned battle. He fought the good fight and left the meeting with a clear conscience.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fight the good fight

do your best always to live up to the tenets of your religion, especially Christianity.
The expression originated in the Bible: ‘Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life’ (1 Timothy 6:12).
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