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Definition of fight back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fight back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

fight back (against somebody/something)

 
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to resist strongly or attack someone who has attacked you Don't let them bully you. Fight back! It is time to fight back against street crime.

fight somethingback

 
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to try hard not to do or show something, especially not to show your feelings I was fighting back the tears.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fight back