'''Basic Trope''': A girl who attacks those who threaten her love interest.
* '''Straight''': Charlie threatens Bob. Alice, Bob's girlfriend, beats Charlie up.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Charlie insults Bob's cooking. Alice throws Charlie down a flight of stairs.
** Alice attacks Charlie despite the fact that Charlie was [[WifeBasherBasher defending her]] from [[DomesticAbuser Bob.]]
* '''Downplayed''':
** Charlie insults Bob. Alice insults Charlie back.
** Alice and Bob are a BattleCouple who are both protective of each other.
* '''Justified''':
** Alice is a superhero, and Charlie is a supervillain. Bob is a normal person.
** Bob couldn't stand up for himself. If he doesn't he'll be arrested. Alice, on the other hand, could get away with it.
** Bob would have done worse to Charlie if Alice didn't step in. Alice saw it previous times and decided leaving Bob to deal with own problems is a bad idea.
* '''Inverted''':
** Sally threatens Alice. Bob beats Sally up.
** Alice ''encourages'' others to be mean to her boyfriend.
* '''Subverted''':
** Charlie pushes Bob. Alice walks toward Charlie menacingly, only to turn to Bob and yell at him for being a wuss.
** As soon as Alice moves toward Charlie threateningly, [[CombatPragmatist he pulls out a gun]], forcing her to retreat.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** [[{{Tsundere}} Then Alice beats up Charlie.]]
** Alice retreats to push Bob behind cover. Then she pulls out her own gun.
* '''Parodied''':
** Alice carries a list of people that have wronged Bob, and schedules times for their beatings. She has a secretary to keep track of them for her.
** Bob comes down with a mild cold. Alice comes up with an infallible cure to the common cold.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice is sometimes protective of Bob, sometimes antagonistic, and sometimes lets Bob fend for himself.
* '''Averted''': Alice is nonviolent. She tends to Bob's wounds, but does nothing to fight Charlie.
* '''Enforced''': "We need to show that Alice is an ActionGirl. Have her beat up someone that threatens Bob."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Watch out Charlie. Touch Bob and Alice will beat you up. Again."
* '''Invoked''':
** Alice trained in martial arts to stop people from attacking Bob.
** Alice first met Bob when he was getting beat up by a gang of bullies, and after [[CurbStompBattle beating said bullies up]], she [[DeclarationOfProtection promises to never let anyone hurt him]].
* '''Exploited''': Bob goads Charlie into shoving him specifically so Alice will beat him up.
* '''Defied''': "Seriously, Bob, fight your own battles."
* '''Discussed''': "Don't mess with Bob. Alice will kick your ass."
* '''Conversed''': "Uh-oh, someone pushed Bob while Alice is nearby. The fight scene's about to start."
* '''Deconstructed''': Bob feels emasculated by Alice's constant defending of him. Their relationship suffers.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice have a talk about her defending him and Alice only steps in to help only when he is clearly in over his head.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob is a shameless coward who [[CowerPower cringes behind Alice]] at the slightest hint of danger, to the disgust of friends and enemies alike.
* '''Played For Drama''':
** Alice's protectiveness towards Bob is due to the fact that he is often bullied by others which severely damages his self-esteem. It motivates her to beat the crap out of anyone who bullies him while she's within proximity. Even when she's dating him.
** Bob is terrified of her, but [[CannotSpitItOut can't come up with the courage to talk it out]] because, Alice is a {{Yandere}}.
** Alice beats up Charlie and succeeds in defending Bob....but what she wasn't counting on was for Charlie to return with a gang of friends, who proceed to surround her and [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown jump her]].
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