fight it out

fight it out
1. to argue fiercely until agreement is reached.

For at least two years these two companies have been fighting it out over who holds the trademark.

2. to compete against a team or organization until one side wins.

Seattle and Phoenix fought it out up to the last day of the regular basketball season.

Etymology: based on the literal meaning of fight it out (= to fight to end a disagreement)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • fight it out — To struggle on until the end • • • Main Entry: ↑fight * * * settle a dispute by fighting or competing aggressively they fought it out with a tug of war * * * fight it out 1 : to be in a fight People were fighting it out over parking spaces. 2 :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fight It Out — Infobox Film name = Fight It Out image size = caption = director = Albert Russell producer = writer = Ford Beebe W. C. Tuttle narrator = starring = Hoot Gibson music = cinematography = Alfred H. Lathem editing = distributor = released = 11… …   Wikipedia

  • fight it out — idi to fight until a decision is reached …   From formal English to slang

  • fight it out — See: SLUG IT OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fight it out — See: SLUG IT OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fight\ it\ out — See: slug it out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To fight it out — Fight Fight, v. t. 1. To carry on, or wage, as a conflict, or battle; to win or gain by struggle, as one s way; to sustain by fighting, as a cause. [1913 Webster] He had to fight his way through the world. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] I have fought a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fight something out — decide something through arguing, decide something through battle; do battle over something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The Fight: Lights Out — North American cover art Developer(s) ColdWood Interactive[1] …   Wikipedia

  • fight out — ˌfight ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they fight out he/she/it fights out present participle fighting out past tense …   Useful english dictionary

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