Recent Examples on the WebIn the past 18 months, the U.S. has not suffered a single combat casualty there.
Mike Pence, WSJ, 17 Aug. 2021 Spread across an open field nearby, other players fought one another in single combat as part of a tournament.
Rob Garver, Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2018 Though more willing to kill his master than the woman who previously trounced him in single combat, Kylo Ren remains as devoted to his political ideologies as Rey does to her entirely non-compatible ones.
Ciara Wardlow, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Dec. 2017
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