English to Afrikaans Meaning :: trick

Trick :
- truukom die bos geleitrickilytrickingtruuks

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Noun(1) a cunning or deceitful action or device(2) a period of work or duty(3) an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent(4) a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement(5) an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers(6) a prostitute's customer(7) (card games
Verb(1) deceive somebody

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(1) It is not an optical illusion or trick photography.(2) We do our usual trick of ignoring him completely while not getting between him and the art, and he returns the favour by ignoring us and quietly declining to even acknowledge our existence.(3) The second question is a trick question, so I won't answer it.(4) He was romancing his long-term girlfriend when he was arrested for getting oral sex from the $60-a-' trick ' prostitute.(5) But then again it could just be a trick of the light!(6) The center cards are given to the first player capturing a trick with a heart or with the queen of spades.(7) The winner scores the point value of the two cards in the trick , as per the table above.(8) And then Elena saw the change in him, so fast, so dramatic, that she wondered if she had really witnessed it or if it had been a trick of the light.(9) Steelkilt calculated his time, and found that his next trick at the helm would come round at two o'clock.(10) I knew she was asking me a trick question, so I went for it.(11) Maybe it was a trick of the light, but the fire seemed brighter.(12) So our concern is not to answer the relativist by some cunning intellectual or metaphysical trick .(13) The student has picked up a mannerism or trick , perhaps from a film or pop source, whose real origin is Schoenberg or Messiaen.(14) A Western team filmed him with infrared cameras and, of course, were able to show that he was performing a conjuring trick .(15) For some reason, I'm a sucker for trick questions.(16) It was only as I was slowly talking my way through the question that I realised it was a trick question.
Related Words
(1) trick or treat ::
trick or treat
(2) hat trick ::
(3) dirty trick ::
vuil truuk
(4) play a trick ::
speel 'n truuk
(5) do the trick ::
doen die truuk
(6) trick question ::
truuk vraag
(7) play a trick on ::
speel 'n truuk op
(8) trick out ::
truuk uit
(9) trick shot ::
truuk skoot
(10) trick of the trade ::
truuk van die handel
1. stratagem ::
2. practical joke ::
praktiese grap
3. feat ::
4. knack ::
5. joke ::
6. whoremaster ::
7. deception ::
8. deceive ::
9. fob ::
Different Forms
trick, tricked, trickily, tricking, tricks, tricky
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

The trick is to carry it out to your car
like you own it.

The TRICK is to carry it out to your car like you own it.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 1

I haven\'t seen
this trick in years.

I haven't seen this TRICK in years.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 12

you can trick Sheldon
into liking babies?

you can TRICK Sheldon into liking babies?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 17

Yeah, I used to be uncomfortable
around people, but then I learned a trick.

Yeah, I used to be uncomfortable around people, but then I learned a TRICK.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 24

Who wants to
see a magic trick?

Who wants to see a magic TRICK?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 6

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