maneuver (one) out of (something)(redirected from manoeuvres one out of)
maneuver (one) out of (something)
To cause one to lose something or to not do something through subtle, duplicitous, or fraudulent manipulation. She maneuvered her siblings out of accepting their rights to their parents' estate so that she would have sole control over it.
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maneuver someone out of something
to trick someone out of getting or achieving something. Are you trying to maneuver me out of the running for the job?' The runner maneuvered her opponent out of first place.
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- (something) to go on
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- (one) could use (something)
- a whole different animal
- a whole different ball of wax
- a whole different beast
- (one) doesn't give a rip (about something)
- (one) doesn't give a hoot (about something)
- (one) never would have guessed
- (one) won't hear of (something)