Examples of dogfight in a Sentence
He was shot down in a dogfight over enemy territory.
The election has turned into a real dogfight.
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If Proteus was eventually equipped with weapons, then just like dogfights with aircraft in the air, SEALs could fire off weapons in underwater battles.
Star Wars has long needed its own Top Gun, a vehicle that focuses on those rebellious flyboys and flygirls in X-wings taking on the Empire (or First Order) in epic dogfights.
But with excitement at the top of the table in short supply, fans of the Premier League can enjoy one of the most captivating relegation dogfights in recent years over the next week, following the latest round of fixtures in England's top flight.
High settings at the native 1080p resolution were playable at 90–110 fps while in an aerial dogfight.
Instead, the Warriors find themselves in a dogfight with a more than game Rockets team, and with a roster that lacks the right depth to face it.
Former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman edged past political newcomer Jahana Hayes to win the Democratic endorsement for the 5th Congressional District in a tense political dogfight Monday night.
There were dogfights between Japanese Zeros and Australian Kittyhawks in the skies above the Torres Strait during WWII, and Japanese submarines lurked in its seas.
Elizabeth herself was chomped on her left hand when her corgis got into a dogfight with the Queen Mum’s pack.
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DOGFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dogfight for English Language Learners
: a fight between dogs
: a fight between fighter planes that are flying close to each other
: a fierce fight or struggle between people or groups
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