trick

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtrɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/trɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(trik)

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trick

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [magic, card, number, mental, visual] trick
  2. [conjuring, juggling] tricks
  3. a [simple, great, clever, new] trick
  4. a [malicious, nasty, horrible, mean] trick
  5. can't teach an old dog new tricks
  6. a trick of the [light, shadows]
  7. play a trick on [the teacher, your parents, April Fool's day]
  8. be [fooled, deceived, taken in] by a trick
  9. [teach, show] your [friend, little brother] a trick
  10. played a [nasty] trick on me!
  11. my [mind, brain] is playing tricks on me!
  12. your [eyes, ears] must be playing tricks on you!
  13. [use, employ, resort to] tricks
  14. learn the tricks of the trade
  15. the tricks of the (carpentry) trade
  16. the trick is to
  17. the trick of [making, getting] (people to like you)
  18. there's a trick to (doing) it
  19. scored a hat trick
  20. slang: turns tricks for [money, drugs, food]
  21. [an old, a popular, an easy, a difficult] card trick
  22. learned [a new, an amazing, an astounding] card trick
  23. is [terrible, good, great] at card tricks
  24. an act [with, featuring] card tricks
  25. a [book, video] that teaches card tricks
  26. that card trick is [difficult] to pull off
  27. (not) [amazed, impressed] by the card trick
  28. the card trick amazed the [crowd, audience]
v
  1. trick him into [getting, going, doing, believing, saying]
  2. tricked me by [claiming, pretending, saying, telling]
  3. trick and [deceive, exploit]
  4. trick or [force, coerce, deceive, manipulate]
  5. (cannot) be tricked easily
  6. tricked out of their [money, savings]
  7. tricked by [conmen, a legal advisor]
  8. trick out your [car, stereo, house]
adj
  1. trick photography
  2. has a trick [knee, hip]
  3. it was a trick question
  4. is that [a, some kind of] trick question?
  5. play a trick shot
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