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insinuate oneself into something

to work oneself into a group or situation. She had sought for years to insinuate herself into Terry's organization. Must you always insinuate yourself into my set of friends?
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insinuate something

to someone to hint at something to someone; to imply something to someone. You think I am interested in you for your money! Is that what you are insinuating to me? I did not insinuate anything to you!
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THE article "40 min lifeboat delay let our lad die" on 1 July wrongly insinuates a serious delay in the launching of an RNLI lifeboat.
This Sherman Oaks-bred postmodern chanteuse insinuates her way through a self-penned collection of torch songs, Brechtian fantasias and unclassifiable psycho soundscapes.
For Gareth James, blue-screen blue, a sort of chromatic cipher that is everywhere and nowhere at once, is the heraldic color of contemporary capitalism, emblematizing the system that keeps us entertained while it insinuates itself into every aspect of our lives.
The DVD is a little short with only seven songs and running for 30 minutes, which sort of insinuates that there is little Platinum about them live, although I'm sure the fans would disagree
Locals where filming took place on the tropical island of Bataka, Dominica, are now in uproar that the clip insinuates that their forebears were cannibals.
Using archival footage and home movies, Davis also cleverly insinuates how the cinema, perhaps like individual memory, is a set of powerful but ultimately tenuous lines between what is inside the frame and what is outside the frame.
Writer Chad Graham states that "the Right insinuates its message into the mainstream media while crying foul about news organizations' supposed liberal bias.
The real problem, Spenser insinuates, lies not in race but in behavior, in the feudal ways of the Old English and their native Irish adherents ("gullible rather than guilty," 85), with both groups "refusing to make way for a new generation of reforming native English" (84).
Using computer models they developed, Elverhoi and his colleagues have identified what may be a major factor enabling such landslides to travel so far: a thin layer of water that insinuates itself between the floor and the overlying mass of quick-moving sediment.
Ottilie insinuates herself into Douglass' life by offering her services as a journalist.
Blumenfeld's search to discover the identity of the assailant leads her to the West Bank city of Ramallah, where she insinuates herself into the lives of the terrorist's unsuspecting family.
The 24/7 bar is a balanced nutritional bar and as the name insinuates was developed to be taken every day as a food supplement.
The Californian in me wants to predict Lava Man is about to embarrass everybody who insinuates his competition at Santa Anita, Hollywood Park and Del Mar isn't as strong as the Eastern horses', and those who think an ex-claimer son of Slew City Slew is ipso facto inferior to a classic-winning son of A.