They also worked their way into the center of the country, where no single group had control.
He went to public schools and worked his way through business school at night.
She worked her own way through law school while being a single mother.
His family was very poor, but all the children worked their way through college.
He started on the outside and worked his way in.
Such things sometimes happened and you simply had to work your way around them.
He worked his way down the right side of the road.
He is working his own way through college, you know.
Might as well start at the top and work my way down.
Then we should work our way down into the center.