Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “get your claws into sb” en inglés

See all translations

get your claws into sb

informal disapproving
to find a way of influencing or controlling someone: If the loan company gets its claws into you, you'll still be paying off this debt when you're 50. If a woman gets her claws into a man, she manages to start a relationship with him, often because she wants to control him or get something from him: If she gets her claws into that young man, she'll ruin his political career.
(Definition of get your claws into sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Palabra del día

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Aprende más