Definition of live to fight another day in US English:

live to fight another day

phrase

  • Survive a particular experience or ordeal.

    • ‘In the end, both teams somehow lived to fight another day.’
    • ‘Leeds United live to fight another day - thanks to a dubious penalty which gave them a priceless 2-1 victory over Manchester City.’
    • ‘Hopefully the club itself will survive and live to fight another day.’
    • ‘The boxers' relatives and friends pay the admission fees, buy food and gym apparel, and the gym lives to fight another day.’
    • ‘He's had a fantastic year and will live to fight another day.’
    • ‘‘I would buy an old house, do it up and sell it on and live to fight another day,’ he said.’
    • ‘I'll live to fight another day on health care, environmental concerns and sensible gun legislation.’
    • ‘‘I'll live to fight another day and I'll be there again,’ he added positively.’
    • ‘If you are able to survive a bad or indifferent season, you live to fight another day.’
    • ‘The library was facing the axe in a council bid to save cash, but the public fought back to force a U-turn and the library lived to fight another day.’