fight back

phr verb
Fight back is used with these nouns as the object: ↑feeling, ↑grin, ↑tear, ↑urge, ↑yawn

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  • fight back — / fight off [v] defend oneself beat off*, bottle up*, check, contain, control, curb, fend off, hold at bay*, hold back, keep at bay*, oppose, put up fight, repel, reply, repress, repulse, resist, restrain, retaliate, stave off, ward off; concepts …   New thesaurus

  • fight|back — «FYT BAK», noun. British. a return attack; counteroffensive …   Useful english dictionary

  • fight back — verb 1. defend oneself (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑contend, ↑fight, ↑struggle • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. fight against or resist strongly The senator said he would oppose the bi …   Useful english dictionary

  • fight back — phrasal verb Word forms fight back : present tense I/you/we/they fight back he/she/it fights back present participle fighting back past tense fought back past participle fought back 1) [intransitive] to hit or kick someone who is attacking you… …   English dictionary

  • fight back — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you fight back against someone or something that is attacking or harming you, you resist them actively or attack them. [V P] The teenage attackers fled when the two men fought back... [V P against n] We should take some comfort …   English dictionary

  • Fight Back! — For the 1980 s consumer adcovacy television program, see Fight Back! with David Horowitz. Infobox Album Name = Fight Back! Type = compilation Longtype = Artist = Oi Polloi Released = 1994 Recorded = Genre = Anarcho punk Length = Label = Producer …   Wikipedia

  • fight back — 1) if the enemy attacks, we will fight back Syn: retaliate, counterattack, strike back, hit back, respond, reciprocate, return fire, give tit for tat 2) Russ fought back tears See fight 1. 7) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Fight Back — Infobox Album Name = Fight Back Type = studio Artist = Discharge Released = 1980 Recorded = 1980 Genre = Hardcore punk Length = Label = Clay Records Producer = Mike Stone Last album = This album = Next album = Track listing# Fight Back # War s No …   Wikipedia

  • fight·back — /ˈfaıtˌbæk/ noun, pl backs [count] Brit : a new effort to win or succeed after being close to defeat or failure : ↑comeback The team staged a fightback in the second half. see also fight back at ↑fight, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • fight back — verb a) to defend oneself by fighting. b) to overturn a losing deficit …   Wiktionary

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