squabble over (something)

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squabble over (something)

To argue, bicker, or quarrel about something. Look, I don't want to squabble over the bill. I'm going to pay for dinner, and you can buy our drinks wherever we go next, OK? My parents were always squabbling over one thing or another, so no one was surprised when they finally got a divorce.
See also: over, squabble
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the autumn of 2016, the Ukip hierarchy squabbled over what they assumed to be the spoils of victory.