- un·fight·ing, adjective
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How to use fighting in a sentence
For example, she’s been involved with a campaign fighting against the anti-smacking movement, which seeks to ban hitting children in places like Wales.
Injuries to the back of the body might have occurred in fighting.Women like Mulan didn’t need to go to war in disguise | Bethany Brookshire | September 4, 2020 | Science News For Students
Some say fighting has no place in the sport, while others would counter that a certain degree of on-ice policing is required.
The central bank’s commitment to loose monetary policy, and to keep credit flowing on the cheap were pivotal moves in giving equities a fighting chance as the broader economy crashed into recession.Global stocks continue to climb after investors pushed the S&P 500 into a new bull market | Bernhard Warner | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
In 2002, during a period of intense fighting between Palestine and Israel, anthropologist Richard Sosis took a taxi from Jerusalem to Tzfat, in northern Israel.Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic? | Sujata Gupta | August 14, 2020 | Science News
First, one fights with another, then they make an alliance, then they go back to fighting each other.
Part of the problem is the mandate of the war and the means with which the U.S. is fighting it do not match up.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War | Nancy A. Youssef | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
He said it was okay, that he had been busy too… busy fighting serious intestinal problems.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
So here we are with Abbas being the only one of three parties to this conflict still fighting for a two-state solution.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead | Dean Obeidallah | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just a week before the start of a new Congress, the new House majority whip is fighting for his political life.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference | Tim Mak | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
He has been ashore at Kum Kale and reports violent fighting and, for the time being, victory.
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
A hundred more had been taken during the night fighting, but there was treachery and some of those were killed.