Meaning of “do sb out of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"do sb out of sth" in British English

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do sb out of sth

phrasal verb with do uk // /du/ /duː/ us // /du/ /duː/ verb did, done

to stop someone from getting or keeping something, especially in a dishonest or unfair way:

Pensioners have been done out of millions of pounds as a result of the changes.

(Definition of “do sb out of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)