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In excellent health:‘Mary had responded to treatment and seemed fighting fit’
- ‘I still feel fighting fit and ready for anything.’
- ‘Hopefully she will be back fighting fit in the New Year when we will all give her a lot of support and hope that she won't take on so much.’
- ‘The reefs are more than healthy, they're fighting fit, offering an extravagant array of bright soft corals and oversized sponges.’
- ‘The quick-tempered ‘bad boy’ is fighting fit after taking up boxing this summer.’
- ‘That was 14 years ago and Peggy is fighting fit today.’
- ‘But thanks to a new ‘wonder drug’ which her husband Tony learned about on the Internet, she now has the disease in remission and feels fighting fit.’
- ‘So, until we return, bronzed, rejuvenated and fighting fit, this news and opinion space will be filled with the works of those poets who have inspired us down through the years.’
- ‘The Norden couple are ‘over the moon’ that Daniel, originally wheelchair bound because of nerve damage to his feet, is now fighting fit after receiving the all-clear in May.’
- ‘Mrs Lee, who has nine grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren, said the years of exercise have helped keep her fighting fit.’
- ‘Now the eight-year-old is fighting fit again after making an amazing recovery - with a little help from his older sister.’
- ‘The teenager is now a strapping six feet two inches tall and fighting fit.’
- ‘We are pleased to report him fighting fit; he will not be silenced.’
- ‘They need extra calories to make sure the body is fighting fit.’
- ‘I'm fighting fit,’ and I hopped up and down a bit on my good leg to prove it.’
- ‘From the very expensive to platters that suits the middle class incomes, the Capital is now finally offering healthy, fighting fit options.’
- ‘But now, seven years on she's fighting fit and loves taking part in the games.’
- ‘‘I've never felt less than fighting fit during all this nonsense,’ he added nonchalantly.’
- ‘Those two points remain the most fascinating about the family with Frank looking a fighting fit man well into his late middle age but showing no signs of slowing or giving up the ghost.’
- ‘And, just as I was starting to feel fighting fit again, food poisoning hit me over the weekend.’
- ‘Then doctors discovered her brother, Bernard Horrocks, was a perfect match and he was happy to go ahead - now Kim is fighting fit and looking forward to enjoying life.’
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