make no claim to be something


make no claim to be something
make no claim to be something phrase
to admit that you do not have a particular quality or ability

I make no claim to be knowledgeable on the subject.

Thesaurus: to try to show that an idea or belief is wrongsynonym
Main entry: claim

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make no claim to be something — to admit that you do not have a particular quality or ability I make no claim to be knowledgeable on the subject …   English dictionary

  • claim — 1 /kleIm/ verb 1 (T) to state that something is true, even though it has not been proved: claim (that): Gascoigne claimed he d been dining with friends at the time of the murder. | claim to be: She claims to be a descendant of Charles Dickens. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • claim — claim1 [ kleım ] verb *** ▸ 1 say something is true ▸ 2 say something is yours ▸ 3 when something kills someone ▸ 4 need attention/time ▸ 5 win prize in sport 1. ) transitive to say that something is true, even though there is no definite proof:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • claim */*/*/ — I UK [kleɪm] / US verb Word forms claim : present tense I/you/we/they claim he/she/it claims present participle claiming past tense claimed past participle claimed 1) a) [transitive] to say that something is true, even though there is no definite …   English dictionary

  • claim — claim1 W1S1 [kleım] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(truth)¦ 2¦(money)¦ 3¦(legal right)¦ 4¦(death)¦ 5¦(attention)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: clamer, from Latin clamare to cry out, shout ] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — 1 verb past tense and past participle made, PRODUCE STH 1 (T) to produce something by working: I m going to make a cake for Sam s birthday. | Did you make that dress yourself? | a car made in Japan | They re making a documentary about the Civil… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • claim — n [Old French, from clamer to call, claim, from Latin clamare to shout, proclaim] 1 a: a demand for something (as money) due or believed to be due; specif: a demand for a benefit (as under the workers compensation law) or contractual payment (as… …   Law dictionary

  • Something Positive — logo, Mr. Personality. Author(s) R. K. Milholland Website http:/ …   Wikipedia

  • claim — vb *demand, exact, require Analogous words: *maintain, assert, defend, vindicate, justify: allege, *adduce, advance Antonyms: disclaim: renounce Contrasted words: disavow, disown, dis acknowledge (see affirmative verbs at ACKNOWLEDGE): reject,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • claim — ▪ I. claim claim 1 [kleɪm] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE a request or demand for money, or the amount of money asked for: • The developer made a claim against the owner for extra building costs. • There were very large claims for loss of earnings …   Financial and business terms