trick (one) out of (something)

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trick (one) out of (something)

To steal or obtain something from one through deceit, trickery, or fraud. That dishonest real estate broker tricked us out of thousands of dollars. I'll never forgive my brother for tricking me out of my inheritance. I feel like the insurance company tricked me out of my previous policy by convincing me that their newer one was a better value.
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trick someone out of something

 and trick something out of someone
to get something from someone by trickery. You can't trick me out of my money. I'm not that dumb! Stay alert so that no one tricks you out of your money. They tricked the information out of Bob.
See also: of, out, trick