worm into

phrasal verb
wormed into; worming into; worms into

Definition of worm into

informal
: to get oneself into (a desired position, situation, etc.) in a gradual and usually clever or dishonest way I wormed my way into a job at the theater. He somehow managed to worm himself back into her life.

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