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Example Sentences for "battle"

The battle against illegal drugs is going nowhereHundreds of soldiers were killed in the battle.

The battle against illegal drugs is going nowhere. We have to rethink our attitude towards the issue.

He battled his partner for a controlling interest in the company.

Our good friend and colleague, Henry Thompson, lost his battle against AIDS this past weekend.

Firefighters are battling to save the town from the forest fire coming towards it.

Hundreds of British and Argentine soldiers lost their lives in the battle for control of the Falklands Islands.

There is a Japanese proverb which states that thirty-six plans of how to win the battle are not so good as one plan to withdraw from the fight.

Jonathon Kozol once advised, Pick battles big enough to matter, but small enough to win.

Marion Parker once observed, Be kind - remember every one you meet is fighting a battle - everybody's lonesome.

Sheldon Kopp once said that all of the significant battles are waged within the self.

Surprisingly, French soldiers arrived by taxi to fight the Battle of the Marne in World War One.

Warriors of the Khmer Empire, found in Cambodia from 800-1400 A.D., rode elephants into battle, often causing their enemies to flee in panic.

During a 24-hour period in 1984, over 25,000 soldiers were killed in a battle between Iran and Iraq.

Women soldiers serve in most branches of the Israeli military, but do not fight in battle.

Over one million soliders died in World War One's longest battle at Verdun, France.

Frederick the Great once remarked that many battles have been fought and won by soldiers nourished on beer.

The most important battle in Canada's history took place on the Plains of Abraham, and was won by the English in about 10 minutes.

Discussion question: Describe an important battle in the history of your country.


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