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beat someone out of something

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beat someone out of something

verb phrase

To take something away by cheating or fraud: He was so simple they beat him out of his money before he knew it (1880s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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