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chisel in

slang To gain part of or involvement in something by unfair methods. Any time my parents give me money, my brother manages to chisel in on it by whining to them.
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chisel (one) out of (something)

To swindle something from someone. That con man chiseled us out of thousands, I'm ashamed to say.
See also: chisel, of, out

chisel in on (someone or something)

slang To gain part of or involvement in something by unfair methods. Any time my parents give me money, my brother manages to chisel in on it by whining to them.
See also: chisel, on

chisel in (on someone or something)

Sl. to use deception to get a share of something. I won't chisel in on your deal. You had better not chisel in!
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chisel someone out of something

 and chisel something out of someone; chisel something from someone
to get something away from someone by cheating. The scam tried to chisel pension money out of retired people.
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chisel in (on someone/something)

in. to use deception to get a share of something. I won’t chisel in on your deal.
See also: chisel, on, someone, something

chisel in

verb
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So, likewise with our husbands and wives, we want to pound them with the hammer, when a carefully aimed chisel would solve the area of concern.
where R is the radius of the chisel impact area which can be estimated according to the chisel tip size; [E.sub.1], [[mu].sub.1], and [E.sub.2], [[mu].sub.2] are the Young's modulus and Poisson ratios of the chisel and target material, respectively.
The process of making a flat, smooth back is called "lapping." Fortunately, you only have to lap a chisel once.
Initially, Chisel worked in band format while living in Wisconsin with his group the Wandering Sons.
In connection with the funding, Lasky will take a seat at the board of Hammer & Chisel.
* Tools for the job Flat wood drill bit set, Pozi screwdriver, wood chisels, mallet, saw, bradawl, sandpaper, screwdriver set, tape measure, plane, goggles, dust mask, gloves, dust sheet Wear safety goggles and a dust mask when sawing or planing wood as the dust and wood chippings can cause damage to both eyes and lungs.
His sister-in-law, my Aunt Mimi, once told me, "I don't believe that the moniker was because of Chisel's sculptured features; his certainly weren't.
They picked up the steel rod, hammer and chisel kept inside their house and killed them," another police officer said.
Pinske Edge's Squaring Press is designed to put a square chisel cut in the corner of cabinet doors quickly and easily, according to the company.
A wild-eyed thug stabs a man in the leg with a chisel then kicks him in the head as he lies helpless on a busy road.
The chisel and the pick have excavated me from the depth of a
I should have followed but instead put chisel to task and continued chipping away, all the while wondering why she hadn't said anything.
Scrape out any loose material using a small chisel knife (like a small wallpaper stripping knife).
If you work with wood, stone or metal, sooner or later you'll need a chisel. Whether you're making furniture, installing doors and trim, shaping stone for a foundation or fireplace, or working with logs to build a timber-frame structure, chisels are essential tools for the job.
Several breaker manufacturers offer their own chisel paste or other lubricant designed specifically for breakers.