Fight

fight tooth and nail

Meaning: to fight very fiercely

Example: I want this job so I'm going to fight tooth and nail for it. Read on

knock out

Meaning: knockout

Example: Does your brother really think that he can knock out the biggest guy in school? I would like to see him try. Read on

under fire

Meaning: being shot at

Example: The politician came under fire after it was discovered that he had spend campaign money on lavish parties. Read on

back against the wall

Meaning: to be in a tough situation with limited options

Example: The company has its back against the wall and if the employees do not help out now, it will be bankrupt soon. Read on

at daggers drawn

Meaning: almost ready to fight

Example: The two schools have been at daggers drawn for months. Ever since they played in the championship game. Read on

fight like cat and dog

fight like cat and dog Meaning: argue jealously and violently all the time. Example: Both of the children of Mrs. Bector in our neighborhood fight like cat and ... Read on

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all Greek to me

Meaning: used to convey that you cannot understand what is being said or written

Example: Don't try to explain the technicalities of how this machine works; it would be all Greek to me. Read on

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