claw your way


claw your way
claw your way (somewhere)
to achieve something with great effort or difficulty: claw your way into/out of sth »

He clawed his way out of near bankruptcy.

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She was always an excellent student, and she has clawed her way up to being a highly successful bank executive.

Main Entry: claw

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • claw your 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. • • • Main Entry: ↑claw …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way — claw (your) way (somewhere) to use all your energy and determination to achieve something. Little by little, the county is clawing its way out of the damage caused by the flood. She clawed her way to the top of the company …   New idioms dictionary

  • Claw Your Way to the Top: How to Become the Head of a Major Corporation in Roughly a Week —   …   Wikipedia

  • claw your way somewhere — claw your way (somewhere) ► to achieve something with great effort or difficulty: claw your way into/out of sth »He clawed his way out of near bankruptcy. »She was always an excellent student, and she has clawed her way up to being a highly… …   Financial and business terms

  • claw your way back from something — claw your way back from (something) if you claw your way back from a bad situation, you succeed in improving your situation again by making a big effort. They clawed their way back from almost certain defeat to win by a single point …   New idioms dictionary

  • claw your way back from — (something) if you claw your way back from a bad situation, you succeed in improving your situation again by making a big effort. They clawed their way back from almost certain defeat to win by a single point …   New idioms dictionary

  • claw your way somewhere — claw (your) way (somewhere) to use all your energy and determination to achieve something. Little by little, the county is clawing its way out of the damage caused by the flood. She clawed her way to the top of the company …   New idioms dictionary

  • claw your way out of something — claw your way out of something/to something/back etc/ phrase to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition The West Indians had clawed their way back into the match.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way to something — claw your way out of something/to something/back etc/ phrase to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition The West Indians had clawed their way back into the match.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back — claw your way out of something/to something/back etc/ phrase to reach a particular place, situation, or state, as a result of great effort or despite great difficulties or opposition The West Indians had clawed their way back into the match.… …   Useful english dictionary