worm your way into something


worm your way into something

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  • worm your way through something — worm (your way) into/through/past/etc something phrase to move slowly and with difficulty in a crowded area She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk. Thesaurus: to move through an area or objectsynonym to move, or to move… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm your way past something — worm (your way) into/through/past/etc something phrase to move slowly and with difficulty in a crowded area She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk. Thesaurus: to move through an area or objectsynonym to move, or to move… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm your yourself into something — ˌworm your way/yourself ˈinto sth derived (disapproving) to make sb like you or trust you, in order to gain some advantage for yourself Syn: insinuate yourself • He managed to worm his way into her life. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm into something — worm (your way) into/through/past/etc something phrase to move slowly and with difficulty in a crowded area She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk. Thesaurus: to move through an area or objectsynonym to move, or to move… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm — worm1 [ wɜrm ] noun * 1. ) count a creature with a long soft body and no bones or legs a ) count an insect that looks like a worm b ) worms plural small creatures that look like worms and live inside the body of a person or animal and make them… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • worm through something — worm (your way) into/through/past/etc something phrase to move slowly and with difficulty in a crowded area She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk. Thesaurus: to move through an area or objectsynonym to move, or to move… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm past something — worm (your way) into/through/past/etc something phrase to move slowly and with difficulty in a crowded area She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk. Thesaurus: to move through an area or objectsynonym to move, or to move… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm — I UK [wɜː(r)m] / US [wɜrm] noun Word forms worm : singular worm plural worms * 1) [countable] a creature with a long soft body and no bones or legs a) [countable] an insect that looks like a worm b) worms [plural] small creatures that look like… …   English dictionary

  • worm — 1 noun (C) 1 a long thin creature with no bones and no legs that lives in soil 2 someone who you do not like or respect 3 have worms to have parasites (=small creature that eats your food or your blood) in your body 4 the worm turns literary used …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worm — worm1 [wə:m US wə:rm] n [: Old English; Origin: wyrm snake, worm ] 1.) a long thin creature with no bones and no legs that lives in soil →↑earthworm, ↑lugworm 2.) the young form of an insect, which looks like a short worm →↑glow worm …   Dictionary of contemporary English