claim a share (in/of)


1. assert your right to a portion of something






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claim a share in the company/claim a share of the profits

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To claim a share of something means to declare that you are entitled to a portion or a fraction of something. 

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  1. Days after the jackpot was won, one of the lottery winners came forward to claim her share of the prize.
  2. The man claimed a share in the property by virtue of his relationship to the current owner.

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  1. After the success of the project, John was quick to claim a share of the credit even though he contributed very little.
  2. As the largest shareholder, Anne claimed the lion's share of the company's yearly profits.

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