fight with

phrasal verb

fought with; fighting with; fights with
: 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.
: to fight on the same side as (someone or something)
The U.S. fought (together) with the Soviet Union in World War II.
: 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

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“Fight with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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