quibble about (something)

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quibble about (something)

To argue, dispute, or contend (with someone) about something, especially that which is trivial or petty. I'm happy enough with following your plan, so let's not quibble about the details. The couple stood quibbling about the bill, much to the waiter's consternation.
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I know everyone loves a bargain but really, quibbling about 50p when folks' livelihoods are on the line simply isn't on.
What's the point quibbling about whether Ray or Leona would win when both had brought so much misery to people's lives?
remains in question, but given that they have the good sense to listen to Edith Piaf (another modern-day kids staple), you almost feel bad quibbling about it.
This is a long book--370 pages of text--and there is plenty of scope for quibbling about details.
And though Romer has made some mistakes, there can be no quibbling about his overall achievements.
Rather than quibbling about the fine points of the law, Smith and Korenstein ought to talk seriously about replacing it altogether.