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English definition of “worm yourself/your way into sth”

worm yourself/your way into sth

disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with worm   /wɜːm/ us    /wɝːm/
to gradually achieve a position of trust, possibly by being dishonest: He wormed himself into her affections without her ever suspecting he only did it for her money.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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