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fight

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verb
1 verb in war
TRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m u
he fought against the British Army throid sé i gcoinne Arm na Breatainethey're fighting for their freedom tá siad ag troid ar son a saoirsehe fought in the war throid sé sa chogadh
INTRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m uwe're going to continue fighting leanfaimid ar aghaidh ag troid, coinneoimid orainn ag troidthe soldiers fought to protect the people throid na saighdiúirí chun na daoine a chosaintthey fought for control of the city throid siad chun ceannas a fháil ar an gcathairthe army fought back sheas an t-arm an fód
2 verb exchange blows
INTRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m ubruíon verb  c m utwo men were fighting bhí beirt fhear ag troid lena chéile, bhí beirt fhear ag bruíon lena chéilethey were fighting with the guards bhí siad ag troid leis na gardaíyou have to fight back caithfidh tú troid ar ais, ní mór duit an dúshlán a thabhairt, is éigean duit an fód a sheasamhI don't want to fight níl mé ag iarraidh dul ag troid, níl fonn troda ormthey fought over a woman throid siad faoi bhean, bean ba shiocair lena dtroidthey were fighting hammer and tongs bhí siad ag caitheamh na tine is na luaithe ar a chéile
TRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m ubruíon verb  c m uhe wanted to fight me bhí sé ag iarraidh troid liom, theastaigh uaidh bruíon liom, bhí sé ag iarraidh dul chun spairne liom
he fought off the thief chuir sé an gadaí de dhroim seoil, chuir sé an gadaí dethey'll fight to the death troidfidh siad go bás, troidfidh siad go héag
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb SPOR as sport
INTRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m uhe fought in the Olympics throid sé sna Cluichí Oilimpeachahe fought for the world championship throid sé ar son chraobh an domhain
TRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m uhe fought his last round last year throid sé a bhabhta deireanach anuraidhyou'll fight him for the title troidfidh tú é don chraobh, troidfidh tú ina aghaidh don chraobh
4 verb argue INTRANSITIVEwe fight constantly bímid ag síorthroid le chéile, titimid amach lena chéile i gcónaí, éiríonn eadrainn i gcónaíthey're fighting over money tá siad ag troid faoi chúrsaí airgid, tá siad ag achrann faoi chúrsaí airgidwe fought like cats and dogs thugamar íde na muc agus na madraí dá chéilethey're fighting it out tá siad ag dul go bun na sprice leis 5 verb struggle to overcome sth TRANSITIVEtéigh i ngleic lecuir in éadantabhair faoi PhrV  c m uthey're fighting the problem tá siad ag dul i ngleic leis an bhfadhb, tá siad ag tabhairt aghaidh ar an bhfadhb, tá siad ag tabhairt faoin bhfadhbwe must fight corruption caithfimid dul i ngleic leis an gcaimiléireacht, caithfimid cur in éadan na caimiléireachtascientists are fighting the disease tá lucht eolaíochta ag iarraidh teacht ar leigheas ar an ngalarthey fought off their opponents fuair siad an ceann ab fhearr ar a gcéilí comhraic, chuir siad a gcéilí comhraic de dhroim seoilhe fought against injustice chuir sé in éadan na héagóra, thug sé dúshlán na héagóra 6 verb against disease etc TRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m uhe took drugs to fight the cancer thóg sé drugaí chun an ailse a throid, thóg sé drugaí le troid in éadan na hailseit helped her fight off the disease chabhraigh sé léi an galar a chur dihe's fighting for his life tá sé ag streachailt leis an mbás, tá sé in ursain an bháis 7 verb try to recover from illness TRANSITIVEtroid in éadanshe's fighting cancer tá sí ag troid in éadan na hailse, tá sí ag iarraidh an ailse a chloí 8 verb struggle to achieve
INTRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m uhe's fighting for the cause tá sé ag troid ar son na cúiseshe's fighting to stay in the country tá sí ag troid chun fanacht sa tír, tá sí ar a dícheall ag iarraidh fanacht sa tírwe're fighting a losing battle táimid ag snámh in éadan an tsrutha, táimid ag snámh in aghaidh easathey're fighting back tá siad ag cur a gcos i dtaca, tá siad ag seasamh an fhóid
TRANSITIVEhe fought a battle for control of the company chuaigh sé i mbun trodaíochta chun ceannas a fháil ar an gcomhlachtthey fought a campaign to get the language recognised chuaigh siad i mbun feachtasaíochta chun aitheantas a fháil don teanga
9 verb try to suppress feeling etc TRANSITIVEtroid verb  c m ucuir in éadanto fight the desire an mhian a throid, troid leis an mianshe fought down a feeling of disappointment choisc sí an díomáshe was fighting back the tears rinne sí iarracht na deora a chosc, bhí sí ag iarraidh na deora a choinneáil siar, bhí sí ag iarraidh srian a chur ar a cuid deorhe wanted to say sth, but fought it back bhí fonn air rud a rá, ach choisc sé é féin; bhí sé ag iarraidh rud a rá, ach choinnigh sé istigh é 10 verb compete to win or get sth TRANSITIVEhe fought a couple of elections sheas sé i gcúpla toghchán, throid sé i gcúpla toghchánit was a closely fought contest coimhlint ghéar a bhí ann, coimhlint chráite a bhí annthey fought it out in the final thug siad aghaidh ar a chéile sa chluiche ceannais 11 verb try to put out fire TRANSITIVEthey're fighting the fire tá siad ag dul i ngleic leis an dóiteán, tá siad ag iarraidh an tine a cheansú
noun
12 noun battle between soldierscath masc3  c m utroid fem3  c m uthe fight against their enemies an cath in éadan a naimhde, an cath i gcoinne a naimhde, an troid in aghaidh a naimhde 13 noun occasion when people exchange blowstroid fem3  c m uscliúchas masc1  c m uracán masc1  c m ubruíon fem2  c m ua fight broke out thosaigh troid, bhí sé ina throid, bhí sé ina scliúchas, bhí sé ina bhruíonstick fight troid bhataíhe had a fight with a boy in the yard throid sé le buachaill sa chlósshe got into a fight bhí troid aici, thosaigh sí ag troid, chuaigh sí ag troidthere was a fight between a group of men chuaigh scata fear chun spairne lena chéileit was a fight over sth minor troid faoi rud fánach a bhí annthey had a fist fight chuaigh siad sna doirne lena chéilethere was a street fight a while ago bhí scliúchas sráide ann ar ballthere was a gang fight last night bhí buíonta ag troid lena chéile aréir 14 noun SPOR sporttroid fem3  c m uthe big fight will be on Saturday beidh an troid mhór ann Dé Sathairnhis next fight is against the world champion beidh an chéad troid eile aige in aghaidh churadh an domhain 15 noun argumenttroid fem3  c m ushe had a fight with her boyfriend thit sí amach lena buachaill, d'éirigh achrann idir í agus a buachaill, d'éirigh idir í agus a buachaillI don't like fighting with her ní maith liom bheith ag troid léi, ní maith liom bheith ag achrann léithey're always fighting about small things bíonn siad i gcónaí ag troid faoi rudaí beaga, bíonn siad i gcónaí ag achrann faoi rudaí beaga, bíonn siad i gcónaí in árach a chéile faoi rudaí fánacha 16 noun struggle to overcome sthtroid fem3  c m ucath masc3  c m ucomhrac masc1  c m uto win the fight an cath a bhuachanthe fight against poverty an cath i gcoinne na bochtaineachta, an comhrac in aghaidh na bochtaineachtawe'll keep up the fight against fees coinneoimid orainn ag troid in aghaidh táillí, leanfaimid orainn ag cur in aghaidh táillí, seasfaimid an fód in éadan táillí 17 noun struggle to recover from illnesstroid fem3  c m uher fight was brave ba chróga an troid a chuir sí suas, ba mhaith mar a throid síhe lost his fight for life níor tháinig sé slán ón mbás, chloígh an bás é 18 noun struggle to achieve sthtroid fem3  c m uit's a ferocious fight is troid fhíochmhar éthe fight for workers' rights an troid ar son chearta na n-oibrithe 19 noun spirit, determinationanam masc3  c m ubrí fem4  c m uspiorad masc1  c m uthe fight has gone out of him tá sé gan bhrí gan anam, níl spiorad ar bith fágtha ann, tá a mhisneach caillte aigethey have a lot more fight than the opposition tá i bhfad níos mó spioraid iontu ná a gcéilí comhraic 20 noun situation when people competethe fight for the presidency toghchán na huachtaránachtathey put up a good fight throid siad go calma, rinne siad a seacht ndícheall
phrases

to fight for breath

she was fighting for breath bhí giorra anála uirthi, ní thiocfadh an anáil léi

to fight your corner

she's well able to fight her corner tá sí breá ábalta an fód a sheasamh, tá sí breá ábalta a cuid féin a chosaint, tá sí in ann a coirnéal féin a throid

to fight fire with fire

he answered his critics by fighting fire with fire d'fhreagair sé lucht a cháinte trí thomhas a láimhe féin a thabhairt dóibh, thug sé tomhas dá mbuille féin do lucht a cháinte

fight or flight

troid nó teitheadh

to fight shy of

he fought shy of saying it publicly ba leasc leis é a rá go poiblí, bhí drogall air é a rá go poiblíhe never fought shy of a bet níor leasc leis riamh geall a chur, níor sheas sé siar ó gheall riamh

to fight your way

INTRANSITIVEshe fought her way to her seat bhrúigh sí a slí chomh fada lena suíochán, réab sí roimpi go dtí gur bhain sí a suíochán amach

to make a fight of it

they made a fight of it chuir siad a gcosa i dtaca, sheas siad an fód

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