Debate.

tufguy

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Do we say "I debated that person over this matter" or "I had a debate with that person over this matter"?

Do we say "We debated that team" or "We had a debate with that team"?
 

GoesStation

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Both versions are possible.
 

Rover_KE

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I wouldn't say "I debated my mother over euthanasia" is good in BE.
 
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