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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.
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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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Mechanical chiselling treatment, therefore, was the least influenced by aeration and PR limitations.
This indicates that both mechanical and biological chiselling were efficient at improving soil aeration even with pore continuity breakage, which was promoted by NT-M.
These BDc results indicate that, compared with NT, mechanical and biological chiselling presented less limitation in the short-term (6 months), once both NT-M and NT-B had the highest BD values when LLWR was equal to zero.
2010), who observed higher BDc values under no-till without chiselling.
This result corroborates the findings of Klein and Camara (2007), who reported that mechanical chiselling improved soil physical condition in the short term (6 months).
The relationship between LLWR and BD indicates that, as in the first period, there was no evidence of biological chiselling effects on soil LLWR at 18 months after its application.
This result indicates that LLWR was a useful parameter to detect the mechanical chiselling effect, and that this practice was efficient to promote an improvement in soil physical condition evaluated 6 months after its application.