fight over

fight over (someone or something)

To argue about who gets access to someone or something. Are the kids still fighting over that one toy? Yep, I saw two people fighting over a TV on Black Friday.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fight over someone or something

to fight a battle that decides who gets someone or something. Well, let's not fight over Tom. You can have him. I can make a better team without him. The children were fighting over who would get the largest piece of cake.
See also: fight, over
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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