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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfight down
he/she/itfights down
present participlefighting down
past tensefought down
past participlefought down
  1. to try hard not to feel or express an emotion that you are starting to feel
    She stood still, fighting down a feeling of panic.
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