Chisel in - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
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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Gray was taken away, put to the floor and dropped the chisel in
Dip the chisel in
water every five seconds or so to prevent the metal from overheating.
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.