fight off

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To succeed in defeating a challenge, or an attack

The actor John Smith hopes to fight off the other nominees for the Golden Globe award.

To resist, particularly an infection or an emotion

I'm fighting off the 'flu' at the moment.

force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
drive back, ward off, repulse
If you fight off someone who has attacked you, you fight with them, and succeed in making them go away or stop attacking you. The woman fought off the attacker
If you fight off something, for example an illness or an unpleasant feeling, you succeed in getting rid of it and in not letting it overcome you. Unfortunately these drugs are quite toxic and hinder the body's ability to fight off infection All day she had fought off the impulse to telephone Harry. = resist
fight off

    Türkische aussprache

    fayt ôf


    /ˈfīt ˈôf/ /ˈfaɪt ˈɔːf/


    ... immune system, help fight off the cancer. ...

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