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claw back

1 (v + adv) sth lost TRANSITIVEstreachail ar aisthey clawed a goal back d'éirigh leo cúl a streachailt ar ais 2 (v + adv) lost profit etc TRANSITIVEthe company clawed back the money fuair an comhlacht an t-airgead ar ais → see claw