Add the fighting before that, and the American casualties came to over 62,000.
Now, Sclove is fighting back even harder, by filing federal complaints against the university.
Where will they seek shelter in times of war, like the fighting that has raged in Gaza for almost three weeks?
Among these are obscenity, defamation, fighting words, express incitement to unlawful conduct, and threats.
The sudden outbreak in fighting was unexpected for the Assad regime, and for many residents too.
Is that trumped up, farcical idea, your excuse for fighting me?
And yet, though I shrink from the idea of fighting, I might in some way help those who are.
And the man you have arrested, do you think he is connected with the men who were fighting in the Museum?
"Ask Allister what fighting had to do with the running of things," said Andrew calmly.
Then his words were lost in tumult, for the third day's fighting began.
present participle adjective from fight (v.). Fighting chance is from 1877; fighting mad is attested by 1750.
Old English feohtan "to fight" (class III strong verb; past tense feaht, past participle fohten), from Proto-Germanic *fekhtanan (cf. Old High German fehtan, German fechten, Middle Dutch and Dutch vechten, Old Frisian fiuhta "to fight"), from PIE *pek- "to pluck out" (wool or hair), apparently with a notion of "pulling roughly" (cf. Greek pekein "to comb, shear," pekos "fleece, wool;" Persian pashm "wool, down," Latin pectere "to comb," Sanskrit paksman- "eyebrows, hair").
Spelling substitution of -gh- for a "hard H" sound was a Middle English scribal habit, especially before -t-. In some late Old English examples, the middle consonant was represented by a yogh. To fight back "resist" is recorded from 1890.
Old English feohte, gefeoht "a fight;" see fight (v.). Cf. Old Frisian fiucht, Old Saxon fehta, Dutch gevecht, Old High German gifeht, German Gefecht.