claim (something) for (oneself or something)

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claim (something) for (oneself or something)

1. To declare something as one's property or jurisdiction. You can't have his potato chips—I already claimed them for myself! Do you think he might actually claim the throne for himself? After the battle, the victorious country claimed the contested area for itself.
2. To officially request money as repayment for damages. I can't believe he's claiming thousands of dollars for repairs when I barely dented his fender.
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claim something for someone or something

to declare rights to or control of something for someone, or that something is the property of someone, a group, or a nation. The small country claimed the mountainous area for itself. Roger claimed all the rest of the ice cream for himself.
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claim something for something

to make a claim for money in payment for damages. David claimed one thousand dollars for the damaged car. She claimed a lot of money for the amount of harm she experienced.
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your sanctuary may be where you are caregiving or elsewhere; it can be wherever you can find some space to claim for yourself.
My second rule for defusing the sting of labels is to modify the label that you claim for yourself, by adding a ridiculous term to the word that they view as negative, such as my "Honorary Negro.
As such I'll possibly get lynched for divulging it, but if you want to test the claim for yourself, "it" is Penmaenmawr.
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