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do someone out of something

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phrasal verb with do  us   /du/ verb (present tense does  /dʌz, dəz/ , past tense did  /dɪd/ , past participle done  /dʌn/ )
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.
(Definition of do someone out of something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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