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What does it mean when you dream about a fight?

Because life itself is so full of conflicts, dream fights can refer to any number of different struggles in our everyday life. Also, the culture in which we are raised can place so many conflicting demands upon us that we are filled with inner tensions, and these various inner conflicts can all be symbolized in dreams as physical fights. As with all dream symbols, the tone and setting of the dream indicate which meaning is applicable.

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Since finishing in the money in both last season's 2000 Guineas and Derby, Norse Dancer has been called some unkind names, encouraging his trainer David Elsworth to fight shy of questions about the Jeff Smith-owned colt and let the horse do the talking.
Australian Wine Export Council executive director Jonathan Scott said companies would fight shy of aggressive discounting, despite lower grape prices meaning greater price flexibility.
Ringing the changes backfired for 'The Tinkerman,' with Chelsea crashing 3-1 but Crofty won't fight shy of making changes - as long as they aren't for change's sake.
Coun Gerald Fletcher, the council's cabinet member for visible services, said: ``The council will not fight shy of using its powers to impose on-the-spot fines or prosecute owners.
But while you dither, while you put off making a public statement, while you let teeth-sucking civil servants rule the roost, while you fight shy of taking on Jim Wallace, while you stay silent, you will lose the respect of the people.
If India's defense needs nuclear weapons, we shall not fight shy of inducting them,'' he said.
Reductionism seems impossible in the face of Licht's findings, which should provoke scholars to fight shy of labor market simplifications for a long while.
SIR - Margaret Brown (Letters, Jan 28) comments on the article in Education Wales, "Singletons fight shy of 'toy boys'" (Jan 14).
But they say you should never fight shy of one horse in a race, so, while we face a monumental task trying to concede 11lb, we will give it our best shot.