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fight a fire

This page is about the collocation fight a fire

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to try to put out a fire

For example

  • Fire crews had to fight a number of large fires last night.

  • Fighting that fire was the most dangerous thing I've ever had to do.

Note:
Similar collocations include "fight a blaze" and "fight a bushfire"

Quick Quiz

Fighting a fire is most difficult when

a. it keeps going out

b. it's out of control

c. it's nearly out

Contributor: Matt Errey