Translation: from spanish

to fight over sth

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  • fight it out — To struggle on until the end • • • Main Entry: ↑fight * * * settle a dispute by fighting or competing aggressively they fought it out with a tug of war * * * fight it out 1 : to be in a fight People were fighting it out over parking spaces. 2 :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fight — fight1 W1S1 [faıt] v past tense and past participle fought [fo:t US fo:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(war)¦ 2¦(hit people)¦ 3¦(try to do something)¦ 4¦(prevent something)¦ 5¦(compete)¦ 6¦(argue)¦ 7¦(sport)¦ 8¦(emotion)¦ 9¦(law)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fight — 1 /faIt/ past tense and past participle fought verb 1 WAR (I, T) to take part in a war or battle: Did your Uncle fight in the last war? | fight sb: Vietnam fought France and then the US over 30 years. (+ against/with): He fought against the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fight — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 struggle using physical force ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ fierce ▪ brutal, nasty, vicious ▪ real …   Collocations dictionary

  • fight*/*/*/ — [faɪt] (past tense and past participle fought [fɔːt] ) verb I 1) [I/T] if people fight, they use guns or other weapons against each other Dan fought in the Gulf War.[/ex] We were fighting for freedom.[/ex] 2) [I/T] if people or animals fight,… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • do battle (with somebody) (over something) — do ˈbattle (with sb) (over sth) idiom to fight or argue with sb • He was quite prepared to do battle with his boss over his promotion. Main entry: ↑battleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick — pick1 W1S1 [pık] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(choose something)¦ 2¦(flowers/fruit etc)¦ 3¦(remove something)¦ 4 pick your way through/across/among etc something 5 pick your nose 6 pick your teeth 7 pick somebody s brains 8 pick a quarrel/fight (with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pick — 1 /pIk/ verb (T) 1 CHOOSE STH to choose someone or something good or suitable from a group or range of people or things: Students have to pick three courses from a list of 15. | Let me pick a few examples at random. | pick your words (=be careful …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • battle — Ⅰ. battle UK US /ˈbætl/ noun ► [C] a competition or argument between two or more people or organizations for power or control: battle for/over sth »They were locked in a battle for boardroom control. battle against/with sb »If you want to stay in …   Financial and business terms

  • lock — 1 verb 1 FASTEN SOMETHING (I, T) to fasten something with a lock or be fastened with a lock: Did you lock the car? I can t get the door to lock. 2 PUT STH IN A SAFE PLACE (transitive always + adv/prep) to put something in a safe place and lock… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • see — 1 /si:/ verb past tense saw past participle seen /si:n/ UNDERSTAND/REALIZE 1 (I, T) to understand or realize something: I can see that you re not very happy with the situation. | Seeing his distress, Louise put her arm around him. (+ why/what/who …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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