- claw your way back out of something something
- claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiomto 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.Main entry: ↑clawidiom
Useful english dictionary. 2012.