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insinuate yourself into sth

formal disapproving
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with insinuate   /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪt/ us  
to use clever, secret, and often unpleasant methods to gradually become part of something: Over the years she insinuated herself into the great man's life.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
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