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battle (with someone) (over someone or something)

Fig. to argue or struggle with someone over someone or something. (Not meant to involve physical fighting.) Why do you always have to battle with me over practically nothing? You shouldn't battle over just anything for the sake of argument!
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The battling aspect of the platform creates a rich and unique lens through which to share and participate in the world's moments," said Alberto Escarlate, an advisor to SocialBattles and venture partner at Collaborative Fund.
They parked their sport utility vehicles behind trees and traded them for horses, battling it out to begin a two-day fight amid crushed pumpkins and trampled onions.
Whether battling your biggest rival or playing for the first-ever BCS National Championship Game in Dynasty Mode(TM), success on the field depends on your ability to maintain momentum.
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Malick focuses that vision here on Guadalcanal Island, loosely adapting James Jones' 1962 novel about a crack infantry unit battling the entrenched Japanese in one of the key battles of World War II.
This RTS focuses on armies and battling while de-emphasizing the tedious aspects of base and resource management.
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Lower temperatures helped firefighters battling wildfires that blackened nearly 42,000 acres in Los Padres National Forest, and the weather change eased the danger to a Ventura County town.