claw your way into something of something something


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 collapsed building.

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  • 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 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 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 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 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 — (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 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.… …   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