claw your way back


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.

Thesaurus: to get out of a situationsynonym
Main entry: claw

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • claw your way back from something — claw your way back from (something) if you claw your way back from a bad situation, you succeed in improving your situation again by making a big effort. They clawed their way back from almost certain defeat to win by a single point …   New idioms dictionary

  • claw your way back from — (something) if you claw your way back from a bad situation, you succeed in improving your situation again by making a big effort. They clawed their way back from almost certain defeat to win by a single point …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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 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 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 back out 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 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 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

  • claw your way into out 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