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. fight
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.
simple past past participle
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.) to go to the Word of the Day page. Click here
This page was published on March 7, 2017.