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Fig-tree
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Fight
fight a losing battle
fight back
fight down
fight out
fight shy
fight shy of
fight song
fight tooth and nail
fight-or-flight
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fight off definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack" [syn: repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you fight off something, for example an illness or an unpleasant feeling, you succeed in getting rid of it and in not letting it overcome you. Unfortunately these drugs are quite toxic and hinder the body's ability to fight off infection... All day she had fought off the impulse to telephone Harry. = resist PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), V P n (not pron), also V n P 2. If you fight off someone who has attacked you, you fight with them, and succeed in making them go away or stop attacking you. The woman fought off the attacker. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), also V n P




 


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