Fight (fīt) v fought (fôt), fight ng, fights vintr 1 a to attempt to harm or gain power over an adversary by blows or with weapons b sports to engage in a boxing. Is apple news fighting a losing battle is apple news fighting a losing battle with an attractively illustrated essay by new york's jonathan chait on how the world is finally getting. The vietnam war greatly changed america forever it was the longest war fought in america's history, lasting from 1955 to 1973 the vietnam war tarnished america's self image by becoming the first time in history the united states failed to accomplish its stated war aims, to preserve a separate, independent, noncommunist government. 'homelessness crisis is like fighting a losing battle' charities are demanding the government do more to tackle rough sleeping and homelessness, saying it is now a national problem.
1 to struggle to get through something to struggle to penetrate something i'll have to fight my way through all this crepe paper in order to reach the punch bowl the room was filled with trash, and i had to fight through it to get to the other door. Opinions expressed by forbes contributors are their own i write about film, television, pop culture, and other fun stuff an article from the independent reports that one disgruntled dc fan has. To fight it would be waging a war on myself i have used chemotherapy on two occasions to bring the cancer back under control and alter the natural history of the disease. The battle to acquire us territories from indians was predominantly fought by civil war veterans, including a significant number of black men who were assigned to a fighting group called the buffalo regiment.
The papers that pass through the office run the gamut from daily news clippings to memos addressing the day's most pressing national security issues the staff secretary's primary charge is not to provide his own substantive work product. Thus, time was the biggest take-away from losing both of them, and i began applying this to other areas of my life i also realized the importance of being close to good vets , emergency facilities, and specialists can also be very important. The one thing to never say after a long-term illness (or losing the battle and winning the war) to lose the battle means that there was no fighting in the first place first-person.
Fighting fake news is a losing battle, but there are other ways to win the war by frederic filloux. The war on drugs: fighting a losing battle this paper explores drug prohibition in america it is written from a point of view that supports the legalization of drugs. What if, subtitled the world's foremost military historians imagine what might have been, is a collection of twenty essays and thirteen sidebars dealing with counterfactual history.
Fighting a losing battle richard vedder, a professor of economics at ohio university, is developing a new ranking system for forbes magazine the forbes ranking focuses more on student preferences and outcome measurements than us news, he said. Edit article how to walk away from a fight three parts: staying calm de-escalating the situation walking away community q&a walking away from a fight doesn't make you a coward or weak. From the series the battle we didn't choose, my wife's fight with breast cancer riding home in a cab after chemotherapy treatment, jen rests her head on her mom's shoulder celebrating our 4 year anniversary at a retaurant in greenwhich village, jen stares off in the distance. When death brings out the worst: family fighting after a death death brings out the best and the worst in families this is a phrase you have probably heard or used time and again if you work in the world of end-of-life/grief and loss.
Use these cavity fighting lollipops 2-4 times per year visit your dentist for regular, twice yearly dental cleanings and exams now, with this innovative breakthrough, fighting cavities does not have to be a losing battle. Organisations like the asylum seeker resource centre worry they're fighting a losing battle i received a text from one of my colleagues, and he wrote, i feel like we have failed , says kon karapanagiotidis. The battle of thermopylae was over leonidas and his 300 spartans all lay dead, as did the 700 thespians who had stood by them the persian dead were said to number around 20,000, although xerxes tried to conceal this horrendous loss by having most of them secretly buried, leaving only about 1,000 persian bodies for his army to see as it.
Why rbi is fighting a losing battle against cryptocurrencies restrictions aimed at straitjacketing virtual currencies have had the reverse impact despite a correction in the price of most. This is the 21st century and we need to redefine r/evolution this planet needs a people's r/evolution a humanist r/evolution r/evolution is not about bloodshed or about going to the mountains and fighting we will fight if we are forced to but the fundamental goal of r/evolution must be peace.
The task for government is to discover when people will collaborate and when they will fight in other words, the control and regulation of collaboration and conflict in the common interest posed a significant problem pre-11th september, 2001. Fighting a losing battle in an all-enveloping climate of fear, iran's young writers are coming under increasing pressure to sacrifice their independence and exercise self-censorship for their part, the all-powerful state censorship authorities are becoming ever more professional - and restrictive - in their methods. Tom robinson's trial fits this description the fact and evidence don't seem to matter tom's verdict was passed before the trial even began, simply because he was black. Another battle in 1916 named the battle of verdun was a disastrous battle fought by the germans a win after this battle was impossible after a loss of 430,000 soldiers in this battle, the french effectively sent the germans back to their starting point.