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English definition of “do someone out of something”

do someone out of something

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verb phrasal verb with do  /du/ ( present tense does  /dʌz, dəz/, past tense did  /dɪd/, past participle done  /dʌn/) us  
to cheat someone by preventing that person from obtaining or keeping something of value: Con men did him out of over $10,000 of his hard-earned money.
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