Which preposition to use with fightings

in Occurrences 135%

Then he was shipwrecked on the coast of Australia, did some fighting in the Straits of Malacca, and was present at the great battle of Trafalgar.

of Occurrences 84%

The farm house of Hougoumont, where some of the most furious fighting of the day took place, received his special attention.

on Occurrences 70%

All that occurred in the fighting on the Gaza-Beersheba line was part and parcel of the taking of Jerusalem, the freeing of which from four centuries of Turkish domination was the object of the first part of the campaign.

with Occurrences 51%

Andromache, in the pictures of the Sack of Troy, is represented with a great pestle or some such instrument fighting with the Soldiers to rescue Astyanax ([Greek:'Andro-machae]= "Man-fighting").

at Occurrences 48%

There will be no more fighting at the stockade.

for Occurrences 47%

When you marched down, you said there would be no fighting for us Indians; we might go down and smoke our pipes; whereas numbers of our warriors have been killed, and you mean to sacrifice us also.'

against Occurrences 26%

They had some stiff fighting against a wily enemy, and not for a minute could they relax their vigilance.

to Occurrences 21%

We have already heard rumours on our way of successful fighting to the south.

by Occurrences 13%

This necessitated a direct attack on the well-prepared system of defences on the hills protecting Jerusalem from the west, but it did not entail any weakening of General Allenby's determination that there should be no fighting by British troops in and about the precincts of the Holy City.

than Occurrences 13%

Never have I been more laggard in fighting than in eating and drinking.

around Occurrences 12%

At a later date there was further strong fighting around this hill, and at one period it became impossible for either side to hold it.

between Occurrences 12%

"An episode which had much to do with ending the enemy's dogged resistance occurred during the fighting between the first and second lines.

from Occurrences 11%

There was no longer any thought of fighting from behind trees, but each man pushed forward intent only on vanquishing the renegades, until none save Sergeant Corney and I were left to guard our wounded commander.

along Occurrences 10%

The fighting along the line was of the fiercest kind.

as Occurrences 9%

Still, Duchemin knew as many tricks of hand-to-hand fighting as the other, perhaps a few more.

about Occurrences 7%

I will not apologise for dealing as fully as possible with the fighting about Jerusalem, because Jerusalem was one of the great victories of the war, and the care taken to observe the sanctity of the place will for all time stand out as one of the brightest examples of the honour of British arms.

during Occurrences 7%

The hardest fighting during the first day was done in front of the divisions of Sherman and McClernand.

among Occurrences 6%

There was very little contention or fighting among these revolting-looking creatures, though nearly every known species of the larger seals was among them.

before Occurrences 5%

" "Well, do not repine," and he smiled as he shook my hand, "for if the French do not wait to meet us here, we shall yet find plenty of fighting before us.

under Occurrences 5%

The incessant marching, forwards and backwards, to new positions in the blazing sun was more awful to bear than the actual fighting under the hideous fire of the German guns.

without Occurrences 3%

But, sin' you cannot be a general good-man, you'll have the comfort of knowing there'll be no more fighting without you.

over Occurrences 3%

The Crusaders and the Saracens did a choice lot of fighting over this battle-ground; and it was here that the doughty warrior, Paul of Tarsus, broke into Europe, as first invader in the greatest of conquests.

behind Occurrences 2%

For us, the all-important thing is the fighting behind the enemy lines.

near Occurrences 2%

The first word of the employment of British Indian troops at the front came on October 27, when it was reported that in the fighting near Lille a reserve force of Sikhs and Ghurkas, the former with bayonets and the latter with the kukri (a short, curved sword) played havoc with an attacking force of Germans.

until Occurrences 2%

There followed a period of continuous fighting until 119 B.C.

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