bicker about (something)

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bicker about (something)

To argue or squabble with someone about something. Would you two quit bickering about our plans for today? I need five minutes of peace and quiet! I do really like Helen, even though we're always bickering about something or other.
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Two Italians by the Loggia had been bickering about a debt.
Arriving in Paris for a 30th anniversary second honeymoon, Jim Broadbent's justfired college professor and his dissatisfied wife (Lindsay Duncan) spend the movie wife (Lindsay Duncan) spend throaming the city's boulevards bickering about old age, unrealised dreams and the fear of becoming anachronisms.
Said Tutu: rather than bickering about human sexuality they should be concerned about dehumanizing poverty, the crisis of AIDS, unnecessary war, and the "obscenity of spending huge sums on defence" (Star, July 14).
"Instead of bickering about human sexuality--to be concerned about poverty, about AIDS, about wars that are frequently totally unnecessary and immoral about spending huge sums on defence--what a memorial to Ted," he said.
Amidst all the partisan bickering about whose budget numbers are more accurate, the Blue Dogs stepped up to the plate and offered a comprehensive budget that actually achieves balance by 2002.