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English to Japanese translations [PRO] Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / Idiom
English term or phrase:claim the mantel
This seems like someone sitting in front of the mantel doesn't want to give the place to somebody else. Does this mean "strongly insist" or "言い張る/譲らない" in Japanese? Please advise if you know the meaning.
On the other hand, the Democrats are currently attempting to claim the mantel of “peacemaker” while charging the Republicans with “warmongering.” They conveniently ignore the fact that in the last half-century, with just a couple of exceptions, America has entered into every conflict or war under Democratic leadership.
ishigami Local time: 12:05 Native speaker of: Japanese