fight on

phrasal verb

fought on; fighting on; fights on
: to continue fighting
He vowed that he would fight on alone.

Examples of fight on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Faulkner allegedly attempted to choke a woman and then struck her during a fight on Dec. 14, 2021, a report from the North Kansas City Police Department said. Katie Moore, Kansas City Star, 13 May 2024 The task force, established by the Board of Education, has operated quietly during the current school year against a backdrop of rising fights on campus and difficulty controlling vaping and the use of serious drugs, such as fentanyl, which killed a student on campus in 2022. Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2024 For those who fought on the side of the South and were displaced, the wounds from the war remain unhealed. Quyen Do, Los Angeles Times, 19 Apr. 2024 Avion Evans was killed just before 4 p.m. Thursday when a male fired several shots at a group of teenagers who were fighting on the Brookland station’s outdoor platform, police said. Emily Davies, Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2024 But with Russian forces still inside the country and millions of Ukrainians displaced from their homes, fighting on the frontlines, or living overseas, there is no election in sight. Andrew Carey, Olga Voitovych, and Svitlana Vlasova, CNN, 31 Mar. 2024 Among recent high-profile incidents, a man was shot by his own gun during a fight on a crowded subway train earlier this month. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 28 Mar. 2024 Fierce rebellion The junta has been fighting on multiple fronts to try to contain uprisings around the country and stabilize an economy that has wilted since the coup. Reuters, NBC News, 4 Apr. 2024 The first fight on the UFC 300 card pits two former champions against each other. Trent Reinsmith, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024

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“Fight on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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