In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(demand)wage / pay claim — reivindicación salarial femenino
- claim for sth
- my claim for a disability allowance was rejected — rechazaron mi solicitud de una prestación por invalidez
- to put in a claim for expenses — presentar una solicitud de reembolso de gastos
- the company paid / met his claim for compensation in full — la compañía pagó la totalidad de la suma que reclamó como indemnización
- to file a claim — presentar una demanda
- she makes enormous claims on my time — me quita muchísimo tiempo
2(to right, title)derecho masculinoclaim to sth — derecho a algo
- they have a legitimate claim to the territory — tienen legítimo derecho a reivindicar el territorio como propio
- I've no claim to expertise in that area — no pretendo ser experto en la materia
- that's her only claim to fame — eso es lo único por lo que se destaca
- to lay claim to sth — reivindicar algo
- research has a prior claim on available funds — la investigación tiene prioridad en la adjudicación de los fondos disponibles
- she has first claim on my affection — es la persona que más quiero
3(allegation)afirmación femeninothat's a big claim to make — eso es mucho decir
- they ignored her claim that she was being followed — afirmó que la seguían pero no le hicieron caso
4(piece of land)concesión femeninohe staked his claim to the party leadership — dejó claro que estaba en la contienda por el liderazgo del partido
1(assert title to)(inheritance/throne/land) reclamar(right) reivindicarto claim diplomatic immunity — alegar inmunidad diplomática
- they claimed the disputed territory as their own — reivindicaron como suyo el territorio en litigio
2(demand, take as one's own)(lost property) reclamarshe claimed her rightful place as the world champion — ocupó el lugar que le correspondía como campeona mundial
- the earthquake claimed many lives — el terremoto cobró muchas vidas
- (social security/benefits)
3solicitarcobrarhe's going to claim compensation — va a exigir que se lo indemnice
- she's not entitled to claim these allowances — no tiene derecho a (solicitar) estas prestaciones
- you can claim your expenses back — puedes pedir que te reembolsen los gastos
4(allege, profess)no one has claimed responsibility for the attack — nadie ha reivindicado el atentado
- no one can yet claim victory — nadie puede cantar victoria todavía
- I can't claim indifference — no puedo pretender que no me importa
- he claimed (that) he knew nothing about it — aseguraba / afirmaba no saber nada de ello
- he claims their dog bit him — dice haber sido mordido por su perro
- to claim to + inf
- they claim to have found the cure — dicen / aseguran haber encontrado la cura
- I can't claim to be an intellectual — no pretendo ser un intelectual
1presentar una reclamaciónto claim for sth — reclamar algo
- to claim on sth
- have you claimed for your hotel bill yet? — ¿has reclamado ya los gastos de hotel?
- you can claim on the insurance — puedes reclamar al seguro
- The claim that the visa regulations are being introduced is not true to fact.
- Their claim that the sector employs 91,000 people directly is a credible and much-needed revision.
- Objections include the claim that a house so close to the graveyard would intrude on burials and the privacy of people visiting graves.
- Parents of pupils at a York primary school have challenged the council claim that their children will receive an improved service if it closes.
- Objections are met with the claim that we need cotton for our clothes, when the truth is that almost all our cotton crop is exported.
- Do you think there is any substance, then, to his claim that his own warnings went ignored?
- Police never bothered to question his claim that he had used the apartment for drug activities.
- The claim that the protestors offer no alternative to globalization is as false as the other claims.
- Thus, the claim that the card offers some kind of advantage to consumers is dangerously close to lying.
- She questions my claim that people soon wake up to this and are not deceived by it.
- The claim that he couldn't act might have been true a couple of years ago but it most definitely is quite untrue and quite out-of-date now.
- His is a startling claim that is inconsistent with the repeated declarations of U.S. statesmen.
- Furthermore, the claim that the similarities were a result of photographic memory is a claim Kelly herself has never made.
- We should also be countering the claim that the monies teachers receive will lead to the impoverishment of city residents.
- He has ridiculed the claim that militants are responsible for the disappearances.
- The claim that professors at the leading law schools tilt to the left is supported by statistics.
- Albee disagrees with the frequent claim that audiences today are less tolerant of challenging drama.
- But critics say the claim that the 87,000 who've left are doing well rests on shaky evidence.
- The claim that this was an ‘extraordinary’ boom is belied by the Government's own figures.
- Professor Keep also challenges the claim that more than three-quarters of new jobs will be for graduates.
- The mining claims or other mining related interest may be affected by the action.
- The area no longer has any active mines, but there are large tracts of land under claim for placer mining.
- As a result Chinese were driven off gold mining claims by white miners who had no fear of being arrested.
- Mining claims were staked but were illegal because the territory belonged to the Indians.
- In Quebec, for example, mining claims are staked using maps on the Internet, a system Teed favors.
- JK explained about the ancient mining law allowing homes built on mining claims.
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