Fight back - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfaɪt ˈbæk|
Brit.  |faɪt ˈbæk|

verb

- defend oneself
- fight against or resist strongly (syn: defend, fight, oppose)

Examples

She fought back her tears as she said goodbye.

I had to fight back a desire to laugh at the small child's remark.

I had to fight back a desire to laugh.

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