worm through something


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 something, slowlysynonym
Main entry: worm

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