get (one's) claws into

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get (one's) claws into

To exert one's influence over another person. Bobby's new girlfriend must have gotten her claws into him—have you seen the way he's dressing these days?
See also: claw, get

get your claws into

enter into a possessive relationship with someone (used especially of a woman who dominates or manipulates a man). informal
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ANIMAL RIGHTS: Kate; Ford, snapped above with Hollyoaks' Marcus Patrick at the BAFTAs, has joined Pamela Anderson, left, and Charlize Theron, below, to support PETA; LOVED UP: Tracy Barlow will finally get her claws into Steve McDonald; PEOPLE POWER; Seeing a rise in the popularity of wearing rabbit fur inspired Kate to do an ad for PETA