join battle

idiom

formal
: to begin fighting : to engage in battle
troops joining battle against a hated enemy

Examples of join battle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And two more past winners, Nightmare Alley’s Cate Blanchett and Parallel Mothers’ Penélope Cruz, may yet arrive and invite their partisans to join battle. Nate Jones, Vulture, 30 Sep. 2021

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“Join battle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/join%20battle. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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