muscle in on

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muscle in on (third-person singular simple present muscles in on, present participle muscling in on, simple past and past participle muscled in on)

  1. (transitive) to interfere with, or intrude on something forcibly
    • 2001, Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl, page 29:
      The Russian Mafia did not take too kindly to a Westerner muscling in on their market, and so decided to send a little message.

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