stake a/your claim

stake a/your claim
stake a/your claim
to state that you have a right to something and that it should belong to you: »

Foreign companies across a range of sectors seek to stake a claim in China's fast-growing economy.

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Various countries are trying to stake their claims to the oil under the polar ice cap.

Main Entry: stake

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • stake a/your claim — stake (out) a/your claim : to say or show that you believe you should have something or that you deserve something They staked their claim to the land. With her strong showing in the early rounds of the tournament, she has staked her claim to be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) your claim (to something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) your claim (for something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) your claim (on something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake your claim — stake a/your claim ► to state that you have a right to something and that it should belong to you: »Foreign companies across a range of sectors seek to stake a claim in China s fast growing economy. stake a claim to/for/on sth »Various countries… …   Financial and business terms

  • stake your claim — stake a/(your) claim to make it clear that you want something, and that you think you deserve to get it. Descendants of the original settlers are going to court to stake their claim to the land. (often + to) In order to stake a claim for world… …   New idioms dictionary

  • stake out a/your claim — stake (out) a/your claim : to say or show that you believe you should have something or that you deserve something They staked their claim to the land. With her strong showing in the early rounds of the tournament, she has staked her claim to be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) a claim (to something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) a claim (for something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) a claim (on something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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