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    Claim up

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    Africa child witchcraft claims up?
    is this claim up a phrasal verb?

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    Re: Claim up

    Quote Originally Posted by davood007 View Post
    What does this title mean?
    Africa child witchcraft claims up?
    is this claim up a phrasal verb?
    No, this is one of those cases where a newspaper headline misses out words in order to save space.

    It means "The number of claims of child witchcraft in Africa has gone up".

    If they had added one single word, you probably would have got it:

    "Africa child witchcraft claims are up".

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