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 feminine
- 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 masculineclaim 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
- 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 femininethat'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
- His is a startling claim that is inconsistent with the repeated declarations of U.S. statesmen.
- Do you think there is any substance, then, to his claim that his own warnings went ignored?
- But critics say the claim that the 87,000 who've left are doing well rests on shaky evidence.
- Professor Keep also challenges the claim that more than three-quarters of new jobs will be for graduates.
- 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claim that he couldn't act might have been true a couple of years ago but it most definitely is quite untrue and quite out-of-date now.
- The claim that professors at the leading law schools tilt to the left is supported by statistics.
- Objections include the claim that a house so close to the graveyard would intrude on burials and the privacy of people visiting graves.
- Thus, the claim that the card offers some kind of advantage to consumers is dangerously close to lying.
- Parents of pupils at a York primary school have challenged the council claim that their children will receive an improved service if it closes.
- Furthermore, the claim that the similarities were a result of photographic memory is a claim Kelly herself has never made.
- Their claim that the sector employs 91,000 people directly is a credible and much-needed revision.
- He has ridiculed the claim that militants are responsible for the disappearances.
- The claim that this was an ‘extraordinary’ boom is belied by the Government's own figures.
- She questions my claim that people soon wake up to this and are not deceived by it.
- The claim that the visa regulations are being introduced is not true to fact.
- The claim that the protestors offer no alternative to globalization is as false as the other claims.
- We should also be countering the claim that the monies teachers receive will lead to the impoverishment of city residents.
- Police never bothered to question his claim that he had used the apartment for drug activities.
- 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.
- Albee disagrees with the frequent claim that audiences today are less tolerant of challenging drama.
4(piece of land)concesión femininehe staked his claim to the party leadership — dejó claro que estaba en la contienda por el liderazgo del partido
- JK explained about the ancient mining law allowing homes built on mining claims.
- The mining claims or other mining related interest may be affected by the action.
- In Quebec, for example, mining claims are staked using maps on the Internet, a system Teed favors.
- As a result Chinese were driven off gold mining claims by white miners who had no fear of being arrested.
- The area no longer has any active mines, but there are large tracts of land under claim for placer mining.
- Mining claims were staked but were illegal because the territory belonged to the Indians.
1.1(assert title to)(land/throne/inheritance) reclamar(right) reivindicarto claim diplomatic immunity — alegar inmunidad diplomática
- they claimed the disputed territory as their own — reivindicaron como suyo el territorio en litigio
- Instead of claiming the offered prize money, he instead decides to share his work with other research scientists.
- Some householders then claim compensation from the council, and the council demands the builder repays that compensation.
- The allegations against him go further, suggesting he is claiming money from the fees office to pay the costs of care for his disabled sister.
- Of course there are allegations of people getting compensation, then coming back and claiming money again.
- Both opponents and supporters of affirmative action claimed victory in the days following the ruling.
- His supporters claimed a significant reduction in agrarian crime.
- Less than half of home-owning pensioners are claiming the money they should get.
- Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than the 5th of March, 2005.
- She remained the moving spirit behind the scenes for a long time after she stopped claiming any formal roles or titles.
- Frankness demands that any scientist claiming an advance in knowledge must set bounds on that claim by pointing out remaining uncertainties and areas of ignorance.
- His supporters have now claimed victory.
- They would compete against each other in its discovery, to gain knowledge and claim new territory.
- If your income is less than these amounts and you have savings that earn interest, then you can claim tax back.
- His supporters, having claimed victory, were celebrating in the streets Thursday night.
- Half of the UK's pensioners will be able to claim Pension Credit from October.
- As he picked the baby up to take him home, seeing that was the only thing to do for there was no one claiming him, he noticed a book opened beside it.
- It set out do something, only to achieve nothing and then claim a victory.
- The bitterest military conflict in late twentieth-century Latin American history came to an end with all sides claiming a measure of victory.
- Self-employed people who work from home could be missing out on significant tax savings by not claiming their full expenses entitlement.
- Those employed in domestic service will be able to claim the amount they earn as a tax deduction.
- This has led some to believe that it is essential to gain entry before claiming asylum.
- The UK government is claiming some kind of victory out of a Common Fisheries Policy negotiations which everyone, in the cold light of dawn, admits is the management of extinction by committee.
- She had claimed Income Support as a single person and had failed to declare her work.
- The laws apply to anyone who claims asylum once in Britain, instead of at a port of entry.
- No extra money over and above these costs can be claimed.
- The couple were dismayed about waiting so long, and later barged into the hospital with supporters to claim the baby.
- If he does, tradition demands that he can claim a seat on the Treasury bench.
- Artists began to claim the right to suggest their own subject matter, unshackled by scholars or patrons.
- What happens to those who have rights but who cannot articulate them, or assert them, or claim them?
1.2(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
1.3(social security/benefits) solicitar(benefits/social security) cobrarhe'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
- At the moment they roughly share the cost of producing the funding for people who claim accident compensation.
- If it ever breaks down, call your local computer geek, or set fire to it and claim the insurance money!
- What a tragedy it would be to be burgled and not have time to claim on your insurance policy.
- The passenger door, rear door and passenger side rear long window were all damaged so I had to claim on my insurance to pay for the damage.
- She was also accused of faking three burglaries to claim insurance money.
- I could claim on the house insurance but would still have to find the first £50.
- Days passed and Tom then asked Harry to claim on the insurance.
- We can't claim on insurance because it's a flat roof, which doesn't get covered.
- He tries to claim on the insurance but is told he is entitled to nothing, the insurance company declare it an ‘act of God’.
- You can still claim on your travel insurance, but then the insurer will recoup the cost from the airline.
- These must be claimed against household insurance.
- How does adding an inexperienced driver make it less likely that we'll need to claim on the insurance?
- Owners reported lost phones stolen to claim on insurance, pushing reported crime through the roof.
- My brother spent the weekend agonising over whether to claim on his insurance.
- Mobile phone users have been told to report their phone stolen to make it easier to claim on their insurance.
- Henry is told to claim on his travel insurance, which has a £50 excess charge.
- What are you entitled to claim on your house insurance?
- Anyone whose claim is not honoured by their carrier is also likely to find it difficult to claim on their travel insurance.
- Still, it's lucky it's a proper illness as you'd be less likely to claim on your tour insurance for a stage-fright cancellation.
- Sometimes punters who have lost their phone falsely report it as stolen in order to claim on insurance.
2(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
- She also claimed that the profession does not attract enough new recruits for financial reasons, painting a worrying picture for the future of nursing.
- At the same time, he claimed that professionally qualified caterers were on hand to monitor and inspect the cooking.
- They also claimed that moves to protect her new identity were useless as she was so instantly recognisable.
- Mrs May claimed that evidence from the blonde-haired victim, who had had a baby since her ordeal, was unreliable.
- Supporters claimed privatisation would bring an end to underfunding.
- How many times has Ian claimed that he's moved past their time together?
- They also claimed that additional information, other than the video evidence, had come to their attention.
- The plaintiff claimed that there is evidence to show what her current needs are.
- The prosecution claims they attacked him on December 30 when he tried to stop them stealing the Toyota.
- The government claims this would potentially cost hundreds of millions of dollars it cannot afford.
- The new rules, if passed, will also cut down the cost of processing asylum requests, claims the right-wing party.
- They claim the cost to victims of accidents with uninsured drivers is £500 million each year.
- The professor claimed that he should not have to appear before the commission on grounds of his age and ill health.
- The developers and some anthropologists claimed that the evidence on which protection had been granted was fabricated.
- Hospital representatives have claimed that the shutdowns are temporary and have attempted to minimise their impact.
- It has been claimed the chartered jet cost £75,000 to take her back to west Africa last Thursday afternoon.
- Mitsuki looked back at Akira and scowled at her for claiming such a ridiculous notion.
- Mr Wallace claimed that the move would have a huge impact on local companies and could result in job losses.
- In Central Tibet dialect, a language unknown to the district he lived in, the child demanded the rosary, claiming it belonged to him.
- One protestor claimed that the company was recruiting contractors to replace the permanent workforce.
- Then Jonas seemed to shake himself out of whatever thoughts had claimed him.
1presentar una reclamaciónto claim for sth — reclamar algo
- have you claimed for your hotel bill yet? — ¿has reclamado ya los gastos de hotel?
- to claim on sth
- you can claim on the insurance — puedes reclamar al seguro
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