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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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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 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 in armourTo have sex while using a condom.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 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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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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bugger offGo away.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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dash offTo leave a place quickly or briefly.Rate it:

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doze offTo fall asleep unintentionally.Rate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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drift offTo fall asleep in a gradual manner.Rate it:

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eff offA censored form of the phrase f** off.Rate it:

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fall offTo become detached or to drop from.Rate it:

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fall off a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to be acquired illegally.Rate it:

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finish offTo finish completely.Rate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

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go offTo explode metaphorically; to become very angry.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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jack offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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jerk offTo masturbate, usually a male.Rate it:

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naff offA mild version of f** off.Rate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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off the batFrom the start; immediately; right away.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

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piss offTo leave, to go away.Rate it:

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put offpostponeRate it:

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