clamber onto (something)

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clamber onto (something)

To climb onto something in a lumbering or uncoordinated manner. The bus swayed as the boys clambered onto it, whooping and laughing.
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clamber onto something

 and clamber in (to something); clamber on
to climb onto something clumsily. The kids clambered onto the tractor and tried to start it. The wagon stopped and the kids clambered on. All the campers clambered into the bus.
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In the video, George films himself with a GoPro and a drone taking on the 118ft wall at Sugden's Old Flour Mill tower in Brighouse, before eventually emerging and clambering onto the roof, where the camera reveals the incredible panoramic views over West Yorkshire.
A two part video has been released showing Neil clambering onto the back of horse to sing the Father Ted tune, but his equestrian skills leave much to be desired and he soon finds himself in hot water.
Witnesses said they saw people clambering onto the roof of the bus as it pulled up near to the Besses o'th' Barn tram stop on Sunday afternoon.
Topless Purawec pulled down his trousers before clambering onto the motor and smashing its windscreen in Espedair Street.
Japanese broadcasters showed live video of rescuers being lowered from helicopters and clambering onto second-floor balconies to reach stranded residents.
Clambering onto the overcrowded train, you squeeze into the only bit of space you can find and wait for the ticket inspector to appear so you can make your purchase.
As we know, flaky Neil, who's currently the most entertaining nutjob in Corrie, bar Mary, doesn't need much encouragement to pull a crazy stunt, but the fear of his wife re-marrying sees him grabbing Tim's window cleaning ladder and clambering onto the roof of The Rovers in protest.
One incident saw South Wales firefighters clambering onto the roof of a terraced house in Pontycymer to rescue a sheep that had found its way onto the tiles from the neighbouring hillside and spent 40 minutes stranded in June 2011.
A YOUNG man plunged 75ft to his death after clambering onto the roof of a city centre apartment block.
Some have even begun clambering onto roofs to literally "surf" the trains while others prefer to wedge themselves between carriages with nothing to hold onto.
One river in Laguna province south of Manila overflowed, flooding most of lakeside Santa Cruz town and sending residents clambering onto roofs to escape rising waters, said Ariel Magcalas, the town's mayor.
There was another photo session, led by European captain Nick Faldo with the entire team clambering onto the Ali buggy, before being joined by the caddies as well.
The hardy trio were given a hearty breakfast by licensee Anthony Melia before clambering onto the roof on Saturday morning.