fight to the finish

noun phrase

: a fight that goes on until one side is completely defeated

Examples of fight to the finish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His default play is based on straining every sinew and reacting as if each point is a fight to the finish. Tim Ellis, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 On TV, the Golden Bachelor hands out his final rose on the season finale; five celebs fight to the finish on Special Forces: World's Toughest Test; and the screams come to an end on the season finale of Shining Vale, starring Courteney Cox. EW.com, 27 Nov. 2023 And in a fight to the finish, the grittiest runner is the one to fear. Becky Wade, Outside Online, 19 Aug. 2020 Miami is in a frantic fight to the finish to make the postseason field after digging itself into a massive hole before Messi's arrival. Safid Deen, USA TODAY, 31 Aug. 2023 But, frankly, these two warring factions have started what may well be a fight to the finish. CBS News, 23 Apr. 2023

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“Fight to the finish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fight%20to%20the%20finish. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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