assert; say that sth is a fact
ask for or demand as the rightful owner or as one's right
(of a disaster, an accident, etc.) cause the loss or death of sb
call for; deserve; need; require
statement of sth as a fact; assertion
"his claim asked for damages"
"his claim that he was innocent"
"evidence contradicted the government's claims"
"they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
"his claim on her attentions"
"his title to fame"
"a strong legal claim to the property"
"he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"
"he staked his claim"
"the call of duty"
"He claimed that he killed the burglar"
"He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"
"Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
"They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
"She took credit for the whole idea"
"the accident claimed three lives"
"The hard work took its toll on her"
The telephone company sent us circulars in which they made large claims.
出自： C. Day
By arbitrary arrest and imprisonment he enforced his claim to tax without Parliamentary consent.
出自： C. Hill
The Department of Justice instituted a claim for libel against the newspaper.
出自： A. Brink
He claimed that his word should be law.
出自： C. Merivale
Every townsman could claim to be tried by his fellow-townsman.
出自： J. R. Green
The television screen was beginning to claim their full attention.
出自： B. Pym
The cholera had claimed four more lives.
出自： M. M. Kaye
You should claim a refund of the repair cost from the shop.
你可以要求得到汽车保险金。 claim sth against sth
You should claim the cost against the house insurance.
能支付给我昨天的差旅费吗? claim sth for sth
You can only claim 100 dollars a day for your travel.
差旅费只能一天付给你100美元。 claim sth for sth
The discoverer claimed the island for the nation.
Magical properties are sometimes claimed for certain medicines.