A fight is a form of physical contact or verbal conflict between two people or groups of people. People fight because they feel motivated to take immediate action in order to solve a problem. You can use this word as a verb or as a noun.
In these examples, the word "fight" is a noun:
- Jose and Renaldo had a fight.
- They got into a fight.
- Who won the fight?
- Have you ever gotten into a fight with someone?
- Some people get into fights very easily.
- Sometimes husbands and wives have fights when they disagree.
- There’s still a lot of fighting going on in Syria.
- The people in Syria are in a fight to survive.
- The fight over health care in the United States continues.
- The fight against tyranny will never end.
- Jose has cancer. He’s in a fight for his life.
It looks they’re about to get into a fight.
The word "fight" is a very common verb.
- Our neighbors always fight with each other.
- During rush hour, commuters fight against the traffic.
- During the holidays, shoppers have to fight against the crowds in the stores.
- Men and women who fought in the Iraq War made tremendous sacrifices.
- People fight for what they believe in.
- People in the United States fight against injustice found here and around the world.
- Fight against racism.
- Fight for human rights.
A person who fights is a fighter. You can use this word for someone who fights professionally, or it can be used for anyone who works very hard to get what he or she wants.
- Rachel is a fighter. She doesn’t give up easily.
- Tom is a real fighter. He has a serious illness and he’s doing everything he can to survive.
- Fighters in wars fought around the world have access to very powerful weapons.
- Mohammed Ali was a famous boxer. (The word "boxer" is used to describe a professional fighter.)
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This page was published on March 7, 2017.