Yes, the president will face a pitched battle after the New Year.
The fiscal cliff was the front edge; next, a pitched battle will gather on the debt ceiling.
A pitched battle between the two sides ensued, leaving at least six dead and hundreds injured.
A pitched battle ensues and at last David finds the courage to retaliate.
He foresaw a pitched battle, ending in possible defeat; and decided to defer it till he felt more physically fit for the strain.
A pitched battle followed and for a time the situation was alarming.
He was attacked by a large body of hostile savages and a pitched battle followed.
A pitched battle was fought at Konieh on the 21st of December.
Sorties were discussed, ambushes considered, and a pitched battle was planned.
Max was armed to the teeth, as though in preparation for a pitched battle.