Stake your claim - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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stake (one's) claim
To assert one's ownership of or right to something. John rushed to New York to stake his claim to his father's inheritance money.
stake (out) a/your ˈclaim to somebody/something say that you have a special interest in somebody/something, or have a right to own something, especially to warn other people not to take it: Both countries have staked out a claim to the land.If you staked out your claim to some land, you put stakes (= wooden posts) in the ground to mark the limits of land that you claimed was yours.
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Obviously it's difficult as probably nobody will get a full 90 minutes and it's difficult to stake your claim
in 45 minutes," admitted the Leeds forward.
It won't be in the tank forever and now is the time to stake your claim