I wouldn't even know where to begin carving it out.
"A social life is hard, but I have tried to carve out a little place for myself in the city."
Enough to carve out your own place from almost nothing.
Others, however, have carved out a market for their trade.
By 1919, he had carved out a career in bit parts.
First, it is trying to carve out a body of international law.
It's difficult to see what role he will now carve out for himself.
Sometimes there wasn't, particularly when he tried to carve out a career of his own.
"They've worked hard to carve out a place for themselves at the table."
It took me six months to carve out a simple figure!