squabble over

squabble over someone or something

to fight over someone or something. Please don't squabble over me. I don't want to be chosen by any of you! Stop squabbling over money and go out and get a job.
See also: over, squabble
References in classic literature ?
I am glad he is not, after all-- though I wish you chaps would not squabble over the picture.
We can expect everything, from a couple who squabble over a cat named Bubbles to a man whose wife wants him to stop acting like a teenager and ditch his skateboards.
The story line is driven by the gender war between Marcus and Honoria as they squabble over remittance for buying what he claims he already owns and she insists possession is the law.
While the mutually irritated mother and father squabble over the television remote control and other trivialities, their two young sons listen upstairs and wonder about what lies ahead.
The vote sent the nation into a constitutional crisis that appeared likely to test whether the military in one of South America's smallest nations can remain on the sidelines while politicians squabble over power.
Prosecutor Mark Spackman said: "The incident began in what can only be described as a petty squabble over who was driving the police van that evening.