claw your way back from something


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.


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  • 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 something of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back out of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back something of to something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way back out of to something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into something of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into out of something something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into something of to something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw your way into out of to something — claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. idiom to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort • She clawed her way to the top of her profession. • Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • claw — [klɔː ǁ klɒː] verb claw back phrasal verb 1. [transitive] claw something → back FINANCE if a company claws back shares, it takes back new shares that it had offered to its present shareholders, but they do not want to buy, and offers them to… …   Financial and business terms