squeeze through

squeeze someone or something through (something)

to push and compress until someone or something passes through something. John's cellmate managed to squeeze John through the window just before the guards walked by. I squeezed some food through the crack and the trapped miner was glad to get it.
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squeeze through something

to manage to press oneself through an opening. I think I can squeeze through the window and get out of this place. The cat squeezed through a hole in the fence and got away.
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squeeze through

Also, squeeze by. Manage to pass, win, or survive by a narrow margin, as in We squeezed through the second round of playoffs, or There was just enough food stored in the cabin for us to squeeze by until the hurricane ended . This idiom uses squeeze in the sense of "succeed by means of compression." [c. 1700] Also see squeak by.
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squeeze through

v.
1. To force one's way through something that is narrow or tightly packed: We squeezed through the crowd to get to the bar.
2. To manage narrowly to pass, win, or survive something: The team squeezed through the first round of the tournament. School was so tough that I barely squeezed through.
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References in classic literature ?
They were small enough to go through any passage that I could squeeze through.