get your claws into
get (one's) claws into (someone)
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?
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get your claws intoenter into a possessive relationship with someone (used especially of a woman who dominates or manipulates a man). informal
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