Fight off - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfaɪt ˈɒf|
Brit.  |faɪt ɒf|

verb

- force or drive back(syn: rebuff, repel, repulse)

fight off the onslaught

Examples

He fought off three men who attacked him.

I must wear warm clothes, as I am fighting off this cold.

The disease destroys the body's ability to fight off illness.

Bodyguards had to fight off the crowds.

The company managed to fight off a takeover attempt.

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