cheat (one) out of (something)(redirected from cheated me out of)
cheat (one) out of (something)
To steal or deny one one's due property by swindling. That dishonest real estate broker cheated us out of millions.
cheat someone out of something
to get something from someone by deception. Are you trying to cheat me out of what is rightfully mine? She cheated herself out of an invitation because she lied about her affiliation.