However, drawing blood seemed to do the trick for the head basher: Youzhny came back to win the match.
Who joked with me that, if we ended up getting married, they would "trick" me into getting pregnant and I would love it.
They employ every trick to attain real power, though it is not absolute.
But on day two, I discover the trick keeping many Oktoberfest revelers afloat despite their grueling alcohol intake.
Another Tylenol and a tranquilizer three hours later don't do the trick and the demons do a shock and awe attack.
There are very many things which I cannot do, but there are also one or two which I have the trick of.
I had no words, but I remembered the trick he had taught me, about what to do when I met a Diné.
Gustave, show the good doctor how you go about it when papa lets you do the trick.
But how's Alan goin' to turn the trick in a big field of rough ridin' b'ys?
No, you mustnt, said the boy; Ive found out how to do the trick now.
early 15c., "a cheat, a mean ruse," from Old North French trique "trick, deceit, treachery, cheating," from trikier "to deceive, to cheat," variant of Old French trichier, probably from Vulgar Latin *triccare, from Latin tricari "be evasive, shuffle," from tricæ "trifles, nonsense, a tangle of difficulties," of unknown origin.
Meaning "a roguish prank" is recorded from 1580s; sense of "the art of doing something" is first attested 1610s. Meaning "prostitute's client" is first attested 1915; earlier it was U.S. slang for "a robbery" (1865). Trick-or-treat is recorded from 1942.
1590s, from trick (v.). Related: Tricked; tricking. An earlier sense of "to dress, adorn" (c.1500) is perhaps a different word entirely.