Invariably, true believers fall to fighting among themselves.
Add the fighting before that, and the American casualties came to over 62,000.
Random House is also the publisher for Fifty Shades of Grey and is fighting bans in Georgia and Wisconsin.
Where will they seek shelter in times of war, like the fighting that has raged in Gaza for almost three weeks?
America, he wrote, must recognize that “much of Islam is fighting us, and more is leaning that way.”
Is that trumped up, farcical idea, your excuse for fighting me?
You, some of you Anglo-Saxons yourselves, destined to be obliterated as I shall be, are fighting me.
And the man you have arrested, do you think he is connected with the men who were fighting in the Museum?
They'll fight for everything they get, and sometimes for just the love of fighting.
Then his words were lost in tumult, for the third day's fighting began.
present participle adjective from fight (v.). Fighting chance is from 1877; fighting mad is attested by 1750.
Old English feohtan "to fight" (class III strong verb; past tense feaht, past participle fohten), from Proto-Germanic *fekhtanan (cf. Old High German fehtan, German fechten, Middle Dutch and Dutch vechten, Old Frisian fiuhta "to fight"), from PIE *pek- "to pluck out" (wool or hair), apparently with a notion of "pulling roughly" (cf. Greek pekein "to comb, shear," pekos "fleece, wool;" Persian pashm "wool, down," Latin pectere "to comb," Sanskrit paksman- "eyebrows, hair").
Spelling substitution of -gh- for a "hard H" sound was a Middle English scribal habit, especially before -t-. In some late Old English examples, the middle consonant was represented by a yogh. To fight back "resist" is recorded from 1890.
Old English feohte, gefeoht "a fight;" see fight (v.). Cf. Old Frisian fiucht, Old Saxon fehta, Dutch gevecht, Old High German gifeht, German Gefecht.