Meaning of “do someone out of something” in the English Dictionary


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do someone out of something

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)