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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Billed as "probably the region's best beer festival", you can check out its claim for yourself between June 13-15.
The peculiar thing about humility is that it is not something you claim for yourself. The moment you claim it for yourself, you lose it.
"Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself," said Robert Green Ingersoll.
And you should not presume that your relatives had any different motives than the ones you claim for yourself.
Once registeredyou will be eligible to claim for yourself, your children and your partner.
"It's a very special privilege to be called an artist and I don't think that's something you can claim for yourself."
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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." This approach recalls the original derogatory label, but links it to something even more nonsensical.
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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