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fuss about

1. To complain or gripe about someone or something. Quit fussing about your ex-boyfriend—you guys broke up over a year ago. She hates the cold weather, so she'll be fussing about it until spring.
2. To do something in a hasty or energetic manner. Mom wasn't expecting us, so she fussed about and prepared some snacks as we settled down in the living room.
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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

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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 ?
Markleham, who usually contrived to be in a fuss about something, came bustling in, with her newspaper in her hand, and said, out of breath, 'My goodness gracious, Annie, why didn't you tell me there was someone in the Study!'
Let us rejoice in the fact that Ms Mahmood and her like are quite willing to endure the taunts that they must at some time have undergone humour-bypass surgery to kick up a fuss about something that those of less enlightened and sensitive disposition might regard as mildly amusing.
For more call 09050 700 446 Pisces Feb 20 - Mar 20 IF you're going to make a fuss about something that's really about nothing, make sure you have the wherewithal to finish it.
We need to be sensible about these things and not start causing a fuss about something which doesn't warrant it.
Or is he making an unnecessary fuss about something that will probably not affect him in his lifetime?
SO much fuss about something that should not have been permitted.
Not everyone enjoys the fuss about something so overflated and just spouts just hot air, particularly Mark Nicholas, who feels he's rather had his thunder stolen.
Lest anyone think FASB is making a fuss about something purely theoretical, evidence abounds of the need for guidance from carefully considered accounting models.