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    #1

    rob him out of his wallet

    Hi,

    Those youngsters robbed him out of his wallet.

    Is this idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: rob him out of his wallet

    not a teacher

    Those youngsters robbed him out of his wallet.
    Is this idiomatic?


    No.
    Do you mean that they took money from his wallet? = "They stole from his wallet".
    or
    …they took his wallet? = "They robbed him of his wallet" or "They stole his wallet".

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