weasel into

phrasal verb

weaseled into; weaseling into; weasels into
chiefly US, informal + usually disapproving
: to get into (a place or situation) by being dishonest, by persuading someone in a clever way, etc.
She weaseled (herself) into the position of manager.
He managed to weasel his way into the restaurant even though he didn't have a reservation.

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“Weasel into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weasel%20into. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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