get in through the back door

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get in through the back door

To carry something out in a deceptive, corrupt, or indirect manner, especially in a way intended to reduce its visibility. A noun or pronoun can be used between "get" and "in." The school board is trying to get this major change in through the back door, and we need to fight them on it!
See also: back, door, get, through
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