fight with

phrasal verb

fought with; fighting with; fights with
1
: to fight against (someone or something)
He fought with his wife over/about money.
The U.S. fought with Germany in World Wars I and II.
He fought with several worthy opponents.
2
: to fight on the same side as (someone or something)
The U.S. fought (together) with the Soviet Union in World War II.
3
: to fight by using (something, such as a weapon)
They were fighting with knives.
They fought with their fists.

Examples of fight with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actor appeared to throw a punch in a fight with the crowd and was briefly knocked to the ground. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 5 July 2024 Herders also castrate their domestic animals to keep them from fighting with other animals in the herd or attacking humans. Discover Magazine, 5 July 2024 Witnesses told cops Solis was fighting with two men before he was attacked. Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News, 3 July 2024 John O'Keefe Read and her attorneys had, in turn, presented another theory: Read dropped O’Keefe off, then left – while O’Keefe was injured in a fight with off-duty officers inside the home, mauled by the homeowners’ dog, then tossed in the snow to die. Dakin Andone, CNN, 2 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for fight with 

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“Fight with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fight%20with. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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