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 for lay claim
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lay claim
      v 1: demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right
           or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline
           counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because
           he is a foreign resident" [syn: claim, lay claim,
           arrogate] [ant: forego, forfeit, forgo, give up,
           throw overboard, waive]

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