What does "getting in a fight" mean? Is it different from just saying "fighting"?
"Getting into a fight" and "fighting" have slightly different meanings. "Getting into a fight" refers to entering a fight because a situation is escalating. "Fighting" refers to a current fight happening. Ex: My sister was making me angry, so I left the house to avoid getting into a fight with her. Ex: I'm fighting with my boyfriend right now, so I'm not talking to him.