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fight in armourTo have sex while using a condom.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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in one's armourHaving the courage of drunkenness; pot-valiant.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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bun fightA formal party or other social gathering, especially one at which food is served.Rate it:

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bun fightAn altercation, especially one which is chaotic, not terribly serious, or outright ridiculous.Rate it:

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couldn't organise a bun fight in a bakerySynonym of couldn't organise a piss-up in a breweryRate it:

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fight a losing battleTo continue to wage war when it is clear that one is not going to win.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo try to do something so difficult that it will probably end in failure.Rate it:

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fight backto defend oneself by fighting.Rate it:

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fight backto counterattack; to resist an attack.Rate it:

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fight backto repress; to struggle to repress.Rate it:

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fight backto overturn a losing deficit.Rate it:

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fight fire with fireTo respond to an attack with a similar or identical method.Rate it:

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fight firesTo deal with urgent matters and minor emergencies rather than longer-term work.Rate it:

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fight it outTo fight until a decisive and conclusive result is reached.Rate it:

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fight offTo succeed in defeating a challenge, or an attack.Rate it:

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fight offTo resist, particularly an infection or an emotion.Rate it:

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fight one's cornerTo vigorously promote or defend one's interests, views, etc.Rate it:

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fight shy ofTo avoid something.Rate it:

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never fight a land war in AsiaDon't bite off more than you can chew; don't start a fight that is too big to win.Rate it:

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one can't fight city halltaking on any government entity in a contest is difficult and easier said than done.Rate it:

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that cock won't fightSynonym of that dog won't huntRate it:

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two dogs fight for a bone, but a third runs away with itWhen two sides contend, it's always the third party that benefits.Rate it:

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you can't fight city hall(chiefly US) Nothing can be done to change the situation, because it is a governmental decision.I see they're going to build the airport after all. I suppose you can't fight city hall.Rate it:

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every man for himself!Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.Rate it:

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square upTo get ready for a fight.Rate it:

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put upTo present, especially in "put up a fight".Rate it:

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square offTo get ready for a fight.Rate it:

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make mincemeat out ofTo defeat one's opponent easily and completely during a fight, contest, or debate.Rate it:

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take onTo attempt to fight or compete.Rate it:

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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.Rate it:

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make upTo resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight.Rate it:

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take it outsideTo take a fight to a more violent level, especially by moving it to an outside place.Rate it:

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wail onTo strike an opponent heavily and repeatedly in a fight.Rate it:

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armar la de san Quintínto start a fightRate it:

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battle outTo argue or fight over and reach a conclusion; to air out one's grievances.Rate it:

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beat the daylights out ofTo defeat (someone) thoroughly and decisively, especially in a physical fight.Rate it:

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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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break one's lanceTo engage in an honorable fight.Rate it:

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break upTo stop a fight; to separate people who are fighting.Rate it:

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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.Rate it:

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close one's eyes and think of EnglandTo accept (rather than fight)-and distract oneself so as to be able to endure-bad or unwanted sex, or by extension any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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come to blowsTo fight; to initiate physical conflict, especially subsequent to escalating tension or antagonism.Rate it:

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cross swordsTo fight with someone; to duel.Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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drop the glovesTo fight.Rate it:

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duke it outTo fight, especially with the fists.Rate it:

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duke outTo fight, especially with fists.Rate it:

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give battleTo engage in warfare; to attack or fight with military force.Rate it:

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