hard-fought


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hard-fought

adj
firmly or passionately contested or struggled for
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Adj.1.hard-fought - requiring great effort; "a hard-fought primary"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
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hard-fought

[ˈhɑːdˈfɔːt] ADJmuy reñido

hard-fought

[ˌhɑːdˈfɔːt] adj (battle, campaign) → accanito/a
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Tom's army won a great victory, after a long and hard-fought battle.
At last our school ranks took their ground, The hard-fought field I won; The prize, a laurel-wreath, was bound My throbbing forehead on.
Crew passes on without a stagger; East is hurled forward by the shock, and plunges on his shoulder, as if he would bury himself in the ground; but the ball rises straight into the air, and falls behind Crew's back, while the "bravoes" of the School- house attest the pluckiest charge of all that hard-fought day.
He thought that on that same day he was to take the city of Priam, but he little knew what was in the mind of Jove, who had many another hard-fought fight in store alike for Danaans and Trojans.
No man writhing in pain on the hard-fought field fifteen miles off, where lay, after their struggles, so many of the brave--no man suffered more keenly than this poor harmless victim of the war.
17 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal continued his quest for 17th Grand Slam title by clinching a hard-fought straight sets victory over Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Australian Open here on Wednesday.
Dubai: The fight for the third place in the futsal tournament went to the wire with Al Wasl securing a hard-fought 3-2 extra time win over The Storm on the penultimate night of the Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Ramadan Sports Tournament.
EURO-MED and Biyaheng SCTEX hurdled their respective rivals in similar hard-fought matches to move a win away from securing the last two semifinals berths of the PCBL Chairman's Cup at Marikina Sports Center Friday.
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last weekend, in a game in which the lead changed ve times, a penalty by Liam Reeve in the nal minute of a highlyentertaining clash at Bundellsands snatched a hard-fought victory for Waterloo over Wirral 31-29.
Summary: Rony Fahed scored a two-pointer on the buzzer to lead Champville to a hard-fought 79-77 victory in overtime against Homenetmen in a postponed game from round three of the Lebanese Basketball League in Dik El Mehdi Monday.
The centre-half was forced off during the closing stages of Saturday's hard-fought 1-0 win at Alloa due to a hamstring strain.