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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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After fighting off her attacker, terrified Caitlin ran home and told her parents what happened.
The victim suffered a hand injury which needed hospital treatment after fighting off one of the attackers.
According to the Macomb Journal of December 5, Leonard Gamage, an 87-year-old ex-soldier from Macomb, Georgia, spent 45 minutes fighting off an intruder on the night of Friday, December 3.
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Research now shows that drinking three cups of tea a day beefs up the immune system, and gives the body a better chance of fighting off colds, flu and all types of infection.
However, when it comes to fighting off the blokes, all three girls in the band know how to handle themselves.
The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise of Drug-Resistant Bacteria (Little, Brown and Company, $25) takes us on a voyage through an often-ignored war--one in which the bacteria we've been fighting off with antibiotics for the past 50 years are mutating to become increasingly resistant to new medications.