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play a joke/trick on sb

to confuse someone or cause problem for them: I thought I heard something - my ears must have been playing tricks on me. Fate played a cruel trick on him when he was injured in his first game.
Translations of “play a joke/trick on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷惑, 捉弄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迷惑, 捉弄…
(Definition of play a joke/trick on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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