claim back

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "claim back":
present tense I/you/we/they claim back he/she/it claims back present participle claiming back past tense claimed back past participle claimed back
to say that you want someone to give something, often money you have paid, back to you

You can claim back the tax on these items.

English dictionary. 2014.

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