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.
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.
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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?
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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.
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