have got one's claws into
Definition of have got one's claws into
: to have control over (someone) They've only been dating for a few months and already she's got her claws into him!
Word by Word Definitions
: past tense and past participle ofget
: a sharp usually slender and curved nail on the toe of an animal
: any of various sharp curved processes especially at the end of a limb (as of an insect)
: a limb ending in such a process
: to rake, seize, dig, or progress with or as if with claws
: to scrape, scratch, dig, or pull with or as if with claws
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