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It was a very dirty trick to play on anyone.
They had carried out a dirty tricks campaign against a rival airline.
I thought he was playing a trick on me.
Was it her, or were my eyes playing tricks on me?
For my next trick, I will make the balls disappear.
He does this great trick with a hat and two rabbits.
Could she really see a boat, or was it just a trick of the light?
There's a trick to folding up this umbrella.
If you want to see her, the trick is to go early.
He's familiar with all of an actor's bag of tricks.
She had a trick of pausing in the middle of sentences.
Flattery is the oldest trick in the book, so don't fall for it!
Ted's been working here for years – he could show most of us a trick or two.
There are a few tricks of the trade which will help you when painting a room.
He tried every trick in the book to persuade her, but she still said no.
I see John is up to his old tricks bossing everyone around.
This is the British English definition of trick. View American English definition of trick.
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