Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “claw sth back” en inglés

See all translations

claw sth back

UK
verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with claw   /klɔː/ us    /klɑː/
to get possession of something again with difficulty: The airline is beginning to claw back some of the business it lost after the bomb explosion. If the government, for example, claws back money, it takes money back in one way that it has already given in another way: We got a government grant for setting up our business, but they clawed it all back again in taxes.
(Definition of claw sth back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de claw sth back
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “claw sth back” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Palabra del día

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más