quarrel with

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 with (something)

To disagree with, argue against, or complain about something. As much as I was disappointed by it, I couldn't quarrel with her assessment of my assignment. You can disagree with my opinions, but you can't quarrel with facts.
See also: quarrel

quarrel with something

to argue against something; to have a complaint about something. I can't quarrel with that. Does anyone want to quarrel with that last remark?
See also: quarrel

quarrel with

v.
1. To have an argument or dispute with someone: The coach quarreled with the umpire.
2. To have a complaint about something; disagree with something: I can't quarrel with the test results.
See also: quarrel
References in classic literature ?
And again every detail of his quarrel with his wife was present to his imagination, all the hopelessness of his position, and worst of all, his own fault.
Glegg's day, and at that particular period in her family history when she had had her quarrel with Mr.
I'm not the woman to quarrel with my own kin; you may, for I've known you to do it."
It was the book she was accustomed to lay open before her on special occasions,--on wet Sunday mornings, or when she heard of a death in the family, or when, as in this case, her quarrel with Mr.
This caused a quarrel with Addison, for Pope thought he had given him bad advice through jealousy.
A BIG Nation having a quarrel with a Little Nation, resolved to terrify its antagonist by a grand naval demonstration in the latter's principal port.
He was angry with himself, and when Sharp came in a little while afterwards he seized upon the first opportunity to quarrel with him.
If they quarrel with a friend and lose him, they drink.
He had espoused Clam's side of the quarrel with Nelson.
On the afternoon of July 17th, continued Counsel, immediately after the quarrel with her son, Mrs.
Sometimes one prince quarrels with another for fear the other should quarrel with him.
Son of Atreus, check your anger, I implore you; end this quarrel with Achilles, who in the day of battle is a tower of strength to the Achaeans."
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 2 (ANI): Four men were arrested for allegedly being involved in a quarrel with Delhi police personnel on Sunday, police said.
A 30-year-old woman from Oshakati East was found dead in bed at Okandjengedi location in Oshakati Saturday night, following reports that she had a quarrel with her boyfriend.
Police said on Thursday, Muhammad Mujahid (father of 5 children) resident of chak 82/NB used to quarrel with his son Muhammad Haseeb over minor issue.On the day of incident, Mujahid quarreled with his son and in a fit of rage,the accused son allegedly shot dead his father and managed to escape.