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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fight /fait/
  • danh từ
    • sự đấu tranh, sự chiến đấu; trận đánh, cuộc chiến đấu
      • to give fight; to make a fight: chiến đấu
      • valiant in fight: dũng cảm trong chiến đấu
      • a sham fight: trận giả
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự mâu thuẫn, sự lục đục
    • khả năng chiến đấu; tính hiếu chiến, máu hăng
      • to have fight in one yet: còn hăng
    • to show fight
      • kháng cự lại, chống cự lại
  • nội động từ fought
    • đấu tranh, chiến đấu, đánh nhau
      • to fight agianst imperialism: đấu tranh chống chủ nghĩa đế quốc
      • to fight for independence: đấu tranh để giành độc lập
  • ngoại động từ
    • đấu tranh, chiến đấu, đánh, tiến hành đấu tranh trong (vụ kiện, vụ tranh chấp...); tranh luận (một vấn đề gì)
      • to fight a battle: đánh một trận
    • điều kiện (quân, tàu) trong trận đánh
    • cho (gà...) chọi nhau; cho (võ sĩ...) giao đấu
    • to fight down
      • đánh bại, đè bẹp
    • to fight it out
      • đấu tranh đến cùng; làm cho ra lý lẽ
    • to light off
      • đánh lui
    • to fight something out
      • đấu tranh để giải quyết một vấn đề gì
    • to fight shy of somebody
      • tránh xa ai
    • to fight one's way in life
      • đấu tranh để vươn lên trong cuộc sống
Concise Dictionary
fought|fights|fightingfaɪt
noun
+the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
+an intense verbal dispute
+a boxing or wrestling match
+a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
+an aggressive willingness to compete
verb
+be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
+fight against or resist strongly
+make a strenuous or labored effort
+exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 contend (with), battle, conflict (with), encounter, war (against), engage, clash, take up arms (against), feud (with), combat, bear or take up arms (against), brawl, struggle or strive (with or against), cross swords (with), close (with), come to or exchange blows (with), go to or wage war (with or against), joust (with), grapple or wrestle (with), skirmish (with), tussle or scuffle (with or against); box, spar; Old-fashioned broil:
He offered to fight anyone in the place. Why are the boys always fighting?
2 dispute, question, confront, contest, oppose, contradict, defy, confute, protest, resist, rail or struggle, against, withstand, refute, oppugn, make or take a stand against, contravene, confound:
He has sworn to fight prejudice wherever he finds it.
3 rise up, make or take a stand, struggle, take up arms:
It is better to fight for the good than to rail at the ill.
4 argue, dispute, bicker, quarrel, wrangle, squabble, spat, tiff, fall out (over), have words, disagree, row, altercate, debate:
I hear the neighbours fight every night.
5 fight off. repel, repulse:
Prepare to fight off anyone trying to come over the side!
6 fight shy of. avoid, keep or remain aloof from or of, keep away from:
She usually fights shy of going to cocktail parties.
n.
7 battle, conflict, bout, duel, (single) combat, monomachy, one-on-one, action, warfare, clash, hostilities, war, match, struggle, engagement, meeting, encounter, contest, fighting, brawl, Donnybrook, affray, fray, fracas, disturbance, riot, row, mêlée or melee, tussle, scuffle, scrimmage, skirmish, brush, Colloq free-for-all, set-to, scrap, Brit scrum, bovver, Slang US rumble, Old-fashioned broil:
Three policeman were injured in the hour-long fight.
8 altercation, argument, quarrel, feud, dispute, run-in, disagreement, dissension, dissidence, dissent, difference (of opinion), squabble, bickering, spat, misunderstanding, row, discord, Colloq ruckus:
Such fights between husband and wife happen all the time.
9 pugnacity, mettle, militancy, belligerence, truculence, spirit, pluck, zeal, enthusiasm, zest:
She had enough fight left in her to go on to win.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb (fought, fought )
in war / battle
1 ~ (against sb) to take part in a war or battle against an enemy: [V] soldiers trained to fight + He fought in Vietnam. + My grandfather fought against the Fascists in Spain. + [VN] to fight a war / battle + They gathered soldiers to fight the invading army.
struggle / hit
2 to struggle physically with sb: [V] My little brothers are always fighting. + She'll fight like a tiger to protect her children. [also VN]
in contest
3 ~ sb/sth (for sth) to take part in a contest against sb: [VN] to fight an election / a campaign + [V] She's fighting for a place in the national team.
oppose
4 to try hard to stop, deal with or oppose sth bad: [VN] to fight racism / corruption / poverty + Workers are fighting the decision to close the factory. + [V] We will fight for as long as it takes.
try to get / do sth
5 ~ (for sth) to try very hard to get sth or to achieve sth: [V] He's still fighting for compensation after the accident. + [VN] She gradually fought her way to the top of the company. + [V to inf] Doctors fought for more than six hours to save his life.
argue
6 [V] ~ (with sb) (about / over sth) to have an argument with sb about sth: It's a trivial matter and not worth fighting about. + I remember lying in bed listening to my parents fighting.
in boxing
7 to take part in a boxing match: [V] Doctors fear he may never fight again following his injury. [also VN]
law
8 [VN] ~ sb (for sth) to try to get what you want in a court of law: He fought his wife for custody of the children. + I'm determined to fight the case.
fighting noun [U]: Fighting broke out in three districts of the city last night. + outbreaks of street fighting + prize fighting (= fighting in boxing matches for money)
Idioms: fight fire with fire to use similar methods in a fight or an argument to those your opponent is using
fight for (your) life to make a great effort to stay alive, especially when you are badly injured or seriously ill: A young cyclist is fighting for his life after the accident.
a fighting chance a small chance of being successful if a great effort is made: We still have a fighting chance of beating them and winning the Cup. + If you win this round then you still have a fighting chance.
fighting fit extremely fit or healthy
fighting spirit a feeling that you are ready to fight very hard for sth or to try sth difficult
fighting talk comments or remarks that show that you are ready to fight very hard for sth: What we want from the management is fighting talk.
fight a losing battle to try to do sth that you will probably never succeed in doing: I'm fighting a losing battle against the mess in this house!
fight shy of sth / of doing sth to be unwilling to accept sth or do sth, and to try to avoid it: Successive governments have fought shy of such measures.
fight to the death / finish to fight until one of the two people or groups is dead, or until one person or group defeats the other
fight tooth and nail to fight in a very determined way for what you want: The residents are fighting tooth and nail to stop the new development.
fight your own battles to be able to win an argument or get what you want without anyone's help: I wouldn't get involved-he's old enough to fight his own battles.
more at LIVE
Phrasal Verbs: fight back (against sb/sth) to resist strongly or attack sb who has attacked you: Don't let them bully you. Fight back! + It is time to fight back against street crime.
fight sth<->back / down to try hard not to do or show sth, especially not to show your feelings: She fought back the urge to run. + He fought down his disgust.
fight sb/sth<->off to resist sb/sth by fighting against them/it: The jeweller was stabbed as he tried to fight the robbers off.
fight out sth
fight it out to fight or argue until an argument has been settled: The conflict is still being fought out. + They still hadn't reached any agreement so we left them to fight it out.
+ noun
struggle
1 [C] ~ (with sb/sth)
~ (between A and B) a struggle against sb/sth using physical force: He got into a fight with a man in the bar. + I had a fight with the ticket machine, which was being temperamental. + a street / gang fight + A fight broke out between rival groups of fans. + a world title fight (= fighting as a sport)
trying to get / do sth
2 [sing.] ~ (against / for sth)
~ (to do sth) the work of trying to destroy, prevent or achieve sth: the fight against crime + a fight for survival + Workers won their fight to stop compulsory redundancies.
competition
3 [sing.] a competition or an act of competing, especially in a sport: The team put up a good fight (= they played well) but were finally beaten. + She now has a fight on her hands (= will have to play very well) to make it through to the next round.
argument
4 [C] ~ (with sb)
~ (over / about sth) (especially AmE) an argument about sth: Did you have a fight with him? + We had a fight over money.
battle / war
5 [C] a battle, especially for a particular place or position: In the fight for Lemburg, the Austrians lost.
desire to fight
6 [U] the desire or ability to keep fighting for sth: In spite of many defeats, they still had plenty of fight left in them. + Losing their leader took all the fight out of them.
Idioms: a fight to the finish a sports competition, election, etc. between sides that are so equal in ability that they continue fighting very hard until the end: Six teams are bitter rivals in what will be a fight to the finish.
more at PICK v., SPOIL v.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 struggle using physical force

ADJ.

big | fierce, furious | real
Suddenly the argument developed into a real fight.
| good
There's nothing he likes so much as a good fight.
| fair
It was a fair fight and Stephen won.
| free
They inadvertently got mixed up in a free fight involving some 20 people.
| running
He was killed during a series of running fights outside a disco.
| stand-up, straight
In a straight fight the crusaders usually won; in skirmishes, the Saracens often overcame their more numerous opponents.
| pub, street | gang | fist | food, pillow, water | championship, title
watching the world title fight between Tyson and Lewis
| professional | heavyweight, etc. | bull
(also
bullfight
),
cock, dog

VERB + FIGHT

pick, start
He tried to pick a fight with me. I don't know who started the fight.
| be looking for, be spoiling for, want
Andy was drunk and spoiling for a fight.
| be in, get into, get involved in, get mixed up in, have
Don't get into any more fights!
| break up, stop
The fight was broken up by a teacher.
| win | lose | watch

FIGHT + VERB

take place
The dog fights took place every Sunday morning.
| break out, erupt, start | ensue
A fight ensued which left one man dead.

PREP.

in a/the ~
He killed a man in a fight.
| ~ about/over
They nearly had a fight over who should move first.
| ~ between
fights between police and football fans
| ~ with
They got involved in a fight with some older boys.

2 trying to get/do sth

ADJ.

brave, good, strong
She died at the age of 43 after a brave fight against cancer.
| hard, long, real, tough
a long fight to beat inflation
| bitter, desperate | legal

VERB + FIGHT

put up
Coal workers are determined to put up a fight to save their jobs.
| lead, spearhead
leading the fight for compensation for the sacked workers
| join (in)
Doctors have now joined in the fight to make this treatment available to all.
| face
Now he is facing his toughest fight yet?back to fitness after a series of injuries.
| be engaged in
He is still engaged in a bitter fight with his old firm.
| carry on, continue, keep up
She said they would continue their fight to find a cure for Aids.
| step up
The government has vowed to step up the fight against crime.
| take
She vowed to take her fight to the High Court.
| win | lose
Are we losing the fight against illegal drugs?
| give up
She just gave up her fight for life.

FIGHT + VERB

be on
The fight is on to have this brutal practice stamped out.
| continue, go on
The fight for justice goes on.

PREP.

without a ~
I'm not giving up without a fight!
| ~ against
a new weapon in the fight against car crime
| ~ for
their fight for a fair deal

PHRASES

a fight for life/survival
the firm's desperate fight for survival in a cut-throat market
| have a fight on your hands
Union leaders know that they have got a real fight on their hands.

3 competition

ADJ.

brave, good, great, strong, tremendous | straight

VERB + FIGHT

put up
The team put up a good fight (= they played well)but were finally beaten.

FIGHT + VERB

be on

PREP.

~ between
This will be a straight fight between Labour and the Conservatives: the other parties are nowhere.
| ~ for
The fight for supremacy in the sport is on.

PHRASES

a fight to the death
(figurative) By 1807 politics had become a fight to the death between the two factions.
| a fight to the finish
If the polls are wrong and it's a fight to the finish, the result may not be known until all the votes have been counted.
| have a fight on your hands
She now has a fight on her hands (= will have to play very well)to make it through to the next round.
| make a fight of it
No doubt Ferguson wants his team to make a fight of it.

verb

1 in a war/battle

ADV.

bravely, gallantly, valiantly | bitterly, hard | back, off

VERB + FIGHT

be prepared to, be ready to
He did not believe that the enemy was ready to fight.
| continue to

PREP.

against
They fought bravely against the enemy.
| alongside
fighting alongside his comrades
| for
They fought for control of the island.
| over
fighting over disputed land

2 struggle against/hit sb

ADV.

bitterly, hard | back, off
The jeweller was stabbed as he tried to fight the robbers off.

VERB + FIGHT

be prepared to

PREP.

against
She fought hard against his strong grip.
| with
Riot police fought with militants demonstrating in support of the uprising.

3 in a contest

ADV.

bitterly, hard | successfully

VERB + FIGHT

be determined to, be prepared to, be ready to
We need a good manager who is prepared to fight for a fair share of the funds.
| continue to

PREP.

for
Regional monopolies were bitterly fought for.

PHRASES

fiercely/keenly fought
The second half was keenly fought, but neither side managed to score.

4 try to stop/achieve sth

ADV.

hard, like a tiger, tooth and nail
(= in a very determined way)He fought hard to overcome his disability. She'll fight like a tiger to protect her children. The residents are fighting tooth and nail to stop the new development.
| doggedly, stubbornly, tenaciously | desperately | successfully | back, off
It is time to fight back against street crime.

VERB + FIGHT

be determined to, be prepared to, be ready to, vow to | continue to | help (to)

PREP.

against
They are committed to fighting against racism.
| for
fighting for equal rights

5 argue

ADV.

bitterly

PREP.

about
It's a trivial matter and not worth fighting about.
| over
The children will fight over quite small things.
| with
He's always fighting with his brother.


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