WORD OF THE DAY
To cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets.
To obtain by fraud or deceit.
This advertisement is a real swindle.
A businessman swindled investors out of millions of pounds.
IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
PUSH ONE’S LUCK
Take a risk on the assumption that one will continue to be successful or in favour.
To try too hard to get a particular result and risk losing what you have achieved.
She’s agreed to help on Saturday, but I think I’d be pushing my luck if I asked her to be here the whole weekend.
You’re okay so far, but don’t push your luck. Bob pressed his luck too much and got into a lot of trouble.