quarrel

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkwɒrəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkwɔrəl, ˈkwɑr-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kwôrəl, kwor-)


Inflections of 'quarrel' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
quarrels
v 3rd person singular
quarrelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
quarreling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US)
quarrelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
quarreled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
quarrelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
quarreled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

quarrel

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a quarrel between [friends, siblings, lovers]
  2. a [lovers', family] quarrel
  3. is in a quarrel with
  4. am not going to get involved in their quarrel
  5. am not getting involved in their quarrel
  6. it's not my quarrel
  7. picked a quarrel with his [boss, friend, partner]
  8. have no quarrels with him
  9. no quarrel with the [salary, conditions, terms]
  10. a quarrel over [whether or not, how, when]
  11. a quarrel about
  12. a [pointless, petty] quarrel
  13. [marred, ruined] by petty quarrels
  14. quarrel or [dispute, disagreement, argument]
  15. the [cause, origin, source] of the quarrel
  16. quarreled with [him, the idea, the suggestion]
  17. [always, constantly, forever] quarreling
  18. quarrel over [money, everything, the children]
  19. quarrel about [money]
  20. [children, brothers, they] quarrel all the time
  21. started [quarreling, to quarrel]
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