claw your way out of something


claw your way out of something
claw your way out of something/to something/back etc/ phrase
to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition

The West Indians had clawed their way back into the match.

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Main entry: claw

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • claw your way to something — claw your way out of something/to something/back etc/ phrase to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition The West Indians had clawed their way back into the match.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back — claw your way out of something/to something/back etc/ phrase to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition The West Indians had clawed their way back into the match.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way — (somewhere) ► to achieve something with great effort or difficulty: claw your way into/out of sth »He clawed his way out of near bankruptcy. »She was always an excellent student, and she has clawed her way up to being a highly successful bank… …   Financial and business terms

  • claw your way somewhere — claw your way (somewhere) ► to achieve something with great effort or difficulty: claw your way into/out of sth »He clawed his way out of near bankruptcy. »She was always an excellent student, and she has clawed her way up to being a highly… …   Financial and business terms

  • claw your way back something of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into something of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back out of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into out of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back something of to something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into something of to something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary