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English definition of “screw sth out of sb”

screw sth out of sb

UK informal phrasal verb with screw     /skruː/ verb
to get something from someone by using force or threats: We'll screw every last penny out of him.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
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