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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 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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

chisel in

verb
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Gray was taken away, put to the floor and dropped the chisel in the road.
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You can comfortably stick the folded chisel in your pocket or tool pouch so it's there when you need it.
If you're using a grinder, dip the chisel in water every two or three seconds to prevent the tip from overheating and turning blue.