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trick

noun   /trɪk/
B1 something you do to deceive someone, or to make someone look stupid engaño, trampa I wasn’t really ill – it was just a trick.
B1 something that is done to entertain people and that seems to be magic truco a card trick
do the trick
If something does the trick, it solves a problem or has the result you want. resolver el problema If I’ve got a headache, a couple of aspirins usually do the trick.
verb   /trɪk/
to deceive someone engañar, embaucar They tricked him into signing the papers.
(Definition of trick from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

trick

noun /trik/
something which is done, said etc in order to cheat or deceive someone, and sometimes to frighten them or make them appear stupid truco, trampa, engaño The message was just a trick to get her to leave the room.
a clever or skilful action (to amuse etc) truco The magician performed some clever tricks.
trickery noun
the act of deceiving or cheating engaño, superchería clever trickery.
trickster noun
a cheater. estafador, timador
tricky adjective ( comparative trickier, superlative trickiest)
difficult difícil, complicado, espinoso a tricky problem/job a tricky person to deal with.
trickily adverb
difícilmente, complicadamente, espinosamente He trickily managed to get past the defender and fire a shot at the goal.
trickiness noun
dificultad, complicación
trick question noun
a question that is likely to mislead a person. pega, pregunta capciosa
do the trick
to do or be what is necessary aviar, apañar, servir, funcionar I need a piece of paper. This old envelope will do the trick!
play a trick / tricks on
to do something which is amusing to oneself because it deceives or frightens (someone else), or makes them appear stupid gastar una broma He played a trick on her by jumping out from behind a wall as she passed.
a trick of the trade noun
one of the ways of being successful in a job etc truco del oficio Remembering the customers’ names is one of the tricks of the trade.
trick or treat!
an expression used by children on Halloween to “threatenpeople that they will do annoying tricks if they do not get sweets or small presents. frase que pronuncian los niños en Halloween cuando van pidiendo por las casas
(Definition of trick from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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