argue with

argue with

To debate or exchange opposing viewpoints on a particular topic with another person. I have been arguing with my brother about this for years—I doubt we will ever reach an agreement. Don't argue with your teacher, just do your homework as assigned.
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argue with something

to challenge or dispute something; to dispute someone's statement of fact. I won't argue with your conclusions. It is not a good idea to argue with the facts.
See also: argue

argue with

v.
1. To engage in an argument or quarrel with someone: I argue with my brothers and sisters all the time about who should wash the dishes.
2. To challenge or dispute something: It is difficult to argue with your conclusions, but I still feel that you are not taking all of the facts into account.
See also: argue
References in classic literature ?
Do you mean to say," said Lady Muriel, "that these manikins of an inch high are to argue with me?
I would not argue with any man less than six inches high
Father lost three steamers in succession by remaining in Paris to argue with me.
I imagine that every reader will be tempted to argue with one or another aspect of Hartman's two theses.