Fighting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfaɪtɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word fighting
Brit.  |ˈfʌɪtɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word fighting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to fight

noun

- the act of fighting; any contest or struggle(syn: combat, fight, scrap)

adjective

- engaged in or ready for military or naval operations(syn: active, combat-ready)

Examples

When he was young he was always fighting.

He and his wife are always fighting over money.

We were fighting to protect our jobs.

The fighting breaks out / rages.

Fighting broke out in the crowds.

heavy fighting between government and rebel forces

there was fighting in the streets

Women fighting for equal rights

The greatest fighting force that any nation has ever fielded

There has been heavy fighting on the ground and in the air.

We were fighting, and he tried to cut me with his knife.

We must support our brothers and sisters fighting overseas.

War implies fighting and death.

They are fighting to preserve their rights as citizens.

Small businesses are fighting for survival.

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