Definition Trick

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Definition

a trick: a deception; a joke, a prank; an effective method
noun
That's the oldest trick in the book! Everybody knows it's just a way of deceiving you.
to play a trick on somebody to play a joke on somebody, to deceive someone for amusement
The trick is to always look into the eyes of the person with whom you are speaking. It's a very effective method of getting their full attention.

to trick (somebody): to deceive, to dupe, to fool (somebody)
verb
He tricked me by pretending to be someone else. He deceived me very easily.

Examples

  • "Susie : No, Philip, silly marketing tricks like this make a brand look cheap and tacky."
  • "Poison letter trick, oldest in the book!"
  • "You can't trick me, I am not stupid!"
  • "Poison letter trick, oldest in the book!"
  • "I will be happy to try out your little box of tricks."
  • "With this, I might be able to play some nasty tricks."

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