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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.
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chisel (something) from (one)

To swindle something from someone. That con man chiseled thousands of dollars from us, I'm ashamed to say.
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chisel (something) out of (someone)

To swindle something from someone. That con man chiseled thousands of dollars out of us, I'm ashamed to say.
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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)

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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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.
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chisel in

verb
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References in periodicals archive ?
Application of gypsum at 100% of SGR, and chiseling + gypsum at 25% SGR + FM at 10 t ha-1 proved the best (Table 2).
The gypsum application at 100% SGR and chiseling + gypsum at 25% SGR + FM at 10 t ha-1 recorded 85% and 86% germination compared with 59% germination in the control (Table 3).
Gypsum application at 100% SGR resulted in maximum root diameter but it was at par with gypsum at 50% SGR, gypsum at 25% SGR + FM at 10 t ha-1 and chiseling + gypsum at 25% SGR + FM at 10 t ha-1 and the control treatment yielded the least (Table 3).
Chiseling + Gypsum at 25% SGR###9.04###8.62 (-4.65)###5.05###2.32 (-54.06)###46.20###19.90 (-56.93)
Chiseling + Gypsum at 25% SGR+ FM at 10 t ha-1###9.04###8.46 (-6.42)###5.05###1.95 (-61.39)###46.20###14.50 (-68.61)
Chiseling + Gypsum at 25% SGR###1.69###1.46 (-13.61)###0.34###0.71 (+108.82)###0.47###0.56 (+19.15)
Chiseling + Gypsum at 25% SGR+ FM at 10 t ha -1###1.69###1.22 (-27.81)###0.34###0.97 (+185.29)###0.47###0.70 (+48.94)
Chiseling + Gypsum at 25% SGR###62.66 d###57.76 cd###10.66 b-d###22.33 d###11.00 cd
Chiseling + Gypsum at 25% SGR+ FM at 10 t ha-1###86.00 a###69.03 a###17.42 a###33.00 a###15.20 a