Definition of 'claw back'
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Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
How will the money be clawed back?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That way they claw back some of their losses.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But there are ways you can claw back some of that cash.The Sun (2013)
Families on middle incomes will be particularly heavily hit as the government tries to claw back money from higher education.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The council has told universities that ministers may claw back money for existing places if student numbers do not rise as expected.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2011) The Sun (2015)
How's he going to claw back?Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We spell out 10 ways to claw back this lost income.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The way they clawed back an eight-point deficit with only six matches to play last season is also fresh in the memory.The Sun (2013)
It may seem a neat way to claw back a few votes, but whether it actually addresses the underlying problems is less clear.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Money should be clawed back and transferred to the secondary schools where the children move to pay for extra support, a book published today says.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Just imagine how much they would net if they managed to claw back ALL the money stashed in illegal accounts around the world.The Sun (2011)
Although bonus money is accrued during the course of the year, it can be clawed back again by the bank if the fourth quarter proves especially tough.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You do not need to pay a claims management company to help you claw back money spent on mis-sold PPI.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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