Examples of pitched battle in a Sentence
She has been in a pitched battle with her ex-husband over custody of their children.
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Other missives describe barbaric, Miracle Whip-eating enemy soldiers and pitched battles over Starbucks and Chick-fil-A shops.
Protesters, chanting pro-rebel slogans and demanding the end of Indian rule in Kashmir, blocked a major highway and fought pitched battles with government forces.
Suter put a great at-bat on Weaver, winning a nine-pitch battle by grounding a double past first baseman José Martinez, who got some leather on the ball.
The movie’s MacGuffin — the thing all the characters want — is a rare and glowing element called Coaxium that is supposed to power ships into hyperspace but that mostly just powers the plot from one double-cross and pitched battle to the next.
But Marcell Ozuna and Gyorko led off the second with singles and Paul DeJong won a nine-pitch battle by depositing a three-run homer to left.
Owning Flipkart would be one of the starkest examples of Walmart's pitched battle with Amazon moving overseas.
Chalk up those losses to Ant’s pitched battle with Tencent Holding Ltd.
And that’s just how most of Fortnite’s pitched battles end—in spastic competitions to raise zig-zagging siege towers, each player looking to gain high ground over (and cover from) the other.
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PITCHED BATTLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pitched battle for English Language Learners
: a major battle that is fought by large groups of soldiers
: a long argument or fight between people who have become very angry or emotional
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