quarrel over


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quarrel (with one) over (something)

To fight, argue, or dispute (with one) about some specific issue or topic. I don't want to quarrel over money—let's just enjoy our vacation and worry about finances when we're back home. I ended up quarreling with my teacher over the grade she gave me for my project.
See also: over, quarrel

quarrel over

v.
To have an argument or dispute about something: The siblings quarreled over their inheritance.
See also: over, quarrel
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'On the other side, they even quarrel over chopsticks.
A police officer was arrested in Cairo Monday for irreparably damaging a driver's eye during a quarrel over an 'improper' inspection.
Summary: The main suspect in a quarrel over a women that led to the killing of three men and the suicide of a fourth was arrested in the Akkar village of Halba, the National News Agency reported Sunday evening.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has imprisoned his father and former Emir after a quarrel over former Queen Sheikha Moza, security officers of the Royal palace disclosed, adding that the furious emir has fired several shots to warn his father.
After a quarrel over the issue, he attacked his brother and sister with knife leaving Ghulam Muhammad, Aslam's brother, dead and Kishwar, his sister, in critical condition.
Judge Frank Chapman told him: "This was a very silly quarrel, a quarrel over whose tape was to be used for recording a TV programme.
KARACHI -- A man allegedly killed his wife and daughter after a quarrel over some domestic issue here in the remit of Memon Goth Police on Monday.