wangle (one's) way into (some place or some situation)(redirected from wangling one's way into)
wangle (one's) way into (some place or some situation)
To succeed in entering some location or situation by tricky, clever, or persuasive means. I didn't think we'd be able to do it, but after Rajesh talked to the bouncer, we were able to wangle our way into the night club. I've been trying to wangle my way into the honors course at Harvard all year, but so far, nothing has helped.