claw one's way

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Definition of claw one's way

: to move ahead slowly by grabbing onto things The climbers clawed their way up the steep terrain. often used figuratively The company is clawing its way out of bankruptcy.He clawed his way to the top of his profession.

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“Claw one's way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claw%20one%27s%20way. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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