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recoup (something) from (someone or something)

To recover, regain, or restore something from someone or something. You'll have to pay for everything out of pocket, but you can recoup it all from HR after you're back from the trip. The meeting was full of angry shareholders looking to recoup their investments from the foundering tech company.
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recoup something from someone or something

to salvage something from someone or something. I hope I can recoup my expenses from the company this week. Mary intended to recoup her money from the investment.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Recoup Finance is listed as active at Companies House but its phone line is unobtainable.
The question is, over the next two to three years, is there the funding and real desire to carry this forward?" said RECOUP Technical Manager, Steve Morgan.
In response to a request by Plaid submitted under the Freedom of Information Act, the UK Highways Agency, said: "Government has the right to recoup its own costs from the construction, maintenance and management of the bridge until 2027.
"Recoup's founders share our core values of helping our children grow up in a safer and healthier environment.
Adding a master suite can recoup about 63 percent of the cost.
The group spent years opposing the plans and now wants to recoup its costs with a night of music and dancing.
THE UK could still impose a US-style levy on banks to recoup money from the taxpayer bailout, says City minister Lord Myners.
Many popular models need high six figure mileage to recoup the extra expense and some diesels always cost more than the petrol alternative at current forecourt prices.
Homeowners who install solar panels will take 200 years to recoup the cost through lower energy bills, it was claimed this week.
"As part of my job I have to recoup as much of the expenditure as possible, and it is difficult to do that without him," Lalas said.
Chastened by restatements and shareholder lawsuits, a number of major companies have been seeking to recoup money paid out to former CEOs and other top executives in bonuses.
More and more companies are recognizing the bottom-line need to formally address the issues of retired, idle and surplus assets to reduce risk and recoup maximum value from these capital assets.
British Airways spokesperson told reporters the carrier is giving "no consideration" to suing the UK government to recoup the nearly [pounds sterling]50 million ($94.7 million) some analysts say it lost as a result of the past week's cancellations and delays at London airports.
Maximum Mama also failed to recoup $40,000 dollars from a couple of maternity boutiques and a regional department store that went bankrupt.