In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In short, the three of them easily outmatched and outfought anything and everything that tried to attack them.
- However, for long periods, they were outfought by the home side who hustled them out of their stride and played as if their lives depended on the outcome.
- I am quite sure that I shall overdrink him and outfight him.
- She learned karate for self-defense: ‘I was afraid that he would outfight me.’
- I don't care what or who this thing thinks it is, nothing can outfight me with a blade.
- Being outgunned need not foredoom you to being outfought.
- No doubt he was remembering the boys who had, with frightening ease, outfought a gang of twice their number.
- Not that I could outfight him; I couldn't - not yet.
- Initially, however, the gamble seemed to pay off, as the Japanese armed forces outmanoeuvred and outfought their opponents in campaigns which brought victories in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaya, Burma, and the Philippines.
- Their midfield never gained enough of the ball during the game and their forwards, starved of possession, were outfought by a resolute defence when the ball did arrive.
- Time and again, he warned his side of the danger of being outfought by more eager opponents.
- It outfought them all to win further territory.
- It means he was outfought, outdone - and even more importantly, hopelessly outclassed!
- Yes, he'd outfought her, but she'd had a chance right up to the point her missile had failed to launch.
- But I completely outfought him and was way ahead on the scorecards when the fight got stopped.
- If he couldn't outplay his opponent, then he could outthink and outfight him and here he shows how he did it.
- She was not most angry that he had outfought her, though this did fan the flames of her rage.
- ‘You defeat your opponents by out-thinking them, not by outfighting them,’ she said.
- The three will have to rely on size and strength to outfight defenders for the ball because they can't beat defenders with speed alone.
- So far as the military intellectual is concerned, he is wed to the belief that in war against a competitive foe, we shall have to outthink that foe if we are to be successful in outfighting him.
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