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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Past tense of fight.

Usage examples (39)
  • All my life I have fought against prejudice and intolerance.
  • Verb (used without object) : He fought bravely against despair
  • Verb (used with object) : England fought Germany. ,to fight despair; to fight the passage of a bill
  • But former governor Frank Murkowski during his term fought the process and at first refused to name any of the names submitted to him. for more
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  • The professor's "forte" (what one does best) is lecturing about the single battle that was "fought" (past tense of fight) at the "fort" (a stronghold, a fortress) that was "forty" (40) miles from the college.
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