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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.
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