V n out of n
The 'cheat' group
These verbs are concerned with fraudulently taking something, usually money, away from someone. The noun group indicates who is deprived of something, and the prepositional phrase indicates what is taken from them.
bilk cheat con defraud diddle do fleece swindle trick
A businessman cheated the Inland Revenue out of £150 million, a court heard yesterday.
He swindled clients out of millions before he was caught out.