wangle (something) from (one)

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wangle (something) from (one)

To succeed in obtaining something from one by tricky, clever, or deceitful means. I managed to wangle some free products from the people who are running the promotional event. He used the damaging information to wangle more money from the company as part of his severance package.
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wangle something from someone

 and wangle something Out of someone
Fig. to obtain, through argument or deception, something from someone. Are you trying to wangle money from me? You can't wangle any money out of me.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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