cheat out of
Meaning: to get something from somebody by cheating them
- cheat sb out of sth Tony answered one of those emails that promise you lots of money, and whoever sent it cheated him out of twenty thousand dollars.
- cheat sb out of sth Can you remember the name of that New York investment banker who cheated his customers out of their life savings?
A well-known fund manager has been arrested for cheating people out of