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!

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“Have got one's claws into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20got%20one%27s%20claws%20into. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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