fight a war

This page is about the collocation fight a war

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to engage in, or resort to, war

For example

  • How many wars have been fought in the last fifty years?

  • To fight a war, a country needs war weapons and young people who're willing to die.

Note:
A related collocation is "fight a battle"

Quick Quiz

Countries fight wars against

a. their enemies

b. their citizens

c. their allies

Contributor: Matt Errey