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fight back

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  1. fight backverb

    defend oneself

    Synonyms:
    fight down, fight, oppose, defend

  2. fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defendverb

    fight against or resist strongly

    "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"

    Synonyms:
    fight, play off, counterbalance, represent, agitate, champion, press, support, guard, hold, defend, campaign, oppose, struggle, match, react, pit, controvert, fend for, contradict, contend, maintain, fight down, crusade, push

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How to use fight back in a sentence?

  1. Asa Hutchinson:

    While this has been an exhausting day for all involved, tomorrow we will continue to fight back on last-minute appeals and efforts to block justice for the victims' families.

  2. Michael Pachter:

    All the media companies are going to fight back and draw back their content.

  3. Ran Craycraft:

    When an employee is nabbed for doing something a boss couldn't see with her own eyes, that's when we start to get into a grey area, if you're not working as hard as you can and your productivity is measurable with AI, your job may soon be at risk. Employees will not welcome an increase in surveillance with open arms. Workers will likely organize and begin to fight back against AI similarly to how unions have historically fought automation.

  4. Michael Elleman:

    The Saudi objectives in Yemen appear more about standing up to Iran and showing that it will fight back if it tries to expand its influence in the Arab world.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    Name one person who's been a bigger defender of the Iranian people to fight back against their oppressor.

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