fuss about

fuss about someone or something

to complain about someone or something. What are you fussing about now? Are you still fussing about Tony?
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fuss about

 and fuss around
to go about complaining; to move about in a busy manner. Don't fuss about so much. Things will take care of themselves. Now, stop fussing around and sit down.
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References in classic literature ?
Some Frogs frequenting the pool heard his lamentation, and said, "What would you do if you had to live here always as we do, when you make such a fuss about a mere fall into the water?
Then why should there by any fuss about this Magdalen?
And to hear HIM make a fuss about too much sail on the ship seemed one of those incredible experiences that take place only in one's dreams.
It is a peculiarity among these people, that, when engaged in an employment, they always make a prodigious fuss about it.
Annette ought to be horse sometimes and not always driver; and Willie may as well make up his mind to let Marion build her house by his, for she will do it, and he needn't fuss about it.
Why, yes, sir; but that's nothing to make a fuss about.
But his father made a fuss about it and said he wouldn't give Nick any land if he married me, so he's going to marry Annie Iverson.
I had half a mind to follow, till I remembered how he detested any fuss about himself.
IT pays to kick up a fuss about shoddy goods and services as disappointed customers got PS50million after moaning last year.
A GAY Church of Scotland minister claims that in years to come people will wonder why there was a fuss about the introduction of same-sex marriages.
IT may seem trivial to make a fuss about Home Secretary Jacqui Smith claiming pounds 10 after her husband watched adult films.
Q: The Prime Minister's spokesman described the media focus on Gordon Brown's dithering over signing the EU treaty as "a big fuss about nothing".
Astronomers recently made a fuss about Pluto, saying that it's not really big enough to be called a planet (see "Pluto and the Plutons").
We need to be sensible about these things and not start causing a fuss about something which doesn't warrant it.
Tennant: Loosely translated, Wotapalava means "what a fuss about nothing.