Do the trick - If something does the trick, it is was is needed or has the necessary effect.
Every trick in the book - If you try every trick in the book, you try every possible way, including dishonesty and deceit, to get what you want.
Hat trick - Three successes one after the other is a hat trick.
Have a trick up your sleeve - If you have a trick up your sleeve, you have a secret strategy to use when the time is right.
How's tricks? - This is used as a way of asking people how they are and how things have been going in their life.
Not miss a trick - If someone doesn't miss a trick, they take advantage of everything that could help them or might be an opportunity for them.
Oldest trick in the book - The oldest trick in the book is a well-known way of deceiving someone, though still effective.
One-trick pony - A one-trick pony is someone who does one thing well, but has limited skills in other areas.
Trick of the trade - A trick of the trade is something used by people experienced in an area that helps them.
You can't teach an old dog new tricks - It is difficult to make someone change the way they do something when they have been doing it the same way for a long time
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. trek, a pull, or drawing, a trick, trekken, to draw; akin to LG. trekken, MHG. trecken, trechen, Dan. trække, and OFries. trekka,. Cf. Track Trachery Trig (a.) Trigger
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. tricher, to beguile—L. tricāri, to trifle.
It was a trick that licked us.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
Why shouldn't I learn the tricks?
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
He was a man without any education, and had been servant in his youth to an alchymist, from whom he learned many of the tricks of the fraternity.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
It's a real mean trick you've played us.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Breathless, he informed her of his encounter with the Mission ladies, and the priest's vile trick to shame him.
"The Valley of the Kings" by Marmaduke Pickthall
Was it on a fishing-boat you were trained to those tricks?
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
To have thought out even that one trick for themselves proves that the elephants are the wisest of all animals, next after men folks.
"The Wonders of the Jungle" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
No more tricks like the phony colonel and the atom bomb that didn't 'explode.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
On the way home I wondered if this was not some trick of his, returning to the house, but his last words drove all my doubts away.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
We have watched young fellows, and know their tricks.
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
Though the city holds thee captive
By trick, and wile, and lure,
Out yonder lies the loveliness
Of things that shall endure.
"The Call" by Virna Sheard
'Them poets have their little tricks;
I think John counted kisses for,
Not two or three or five or six
To rhyme with "sore."'
"What Kisses Had John Keats?" by Robert W Service
Again, shall God, who is the truth,
Say there is heaven and hell
And shall men play that trick of youth
To say, But who can tell?
"An Introduction To The Ensuing Discourse." by John Bunyan
An' syne he laughed, an' syne he sang,
An' syne we thocht him fou,
An' syne he trumped his partner's trick,
An' garred his partner rue.
"The Fall of Jock Gillespie" by Rudyard Kipling
It is not pride that bids me wear
A quiet and untroubled air;
My smiles are no poor tricks of art-
They speak the sunshine of my heart.
"Balm of Gilead" by S C Edgarton
But how shall I who cannot sing?
I was wont to sing, once on a time,—
There is never an echo now to ring
Remembrance back to the trick of rhyme.
"The Way To Arcady" by Henry Cuyler Bunner
Don't be tricked by Bruiser 's title.
Halloween no less, but this is no trick.
New Tricks Fool Caller ID .
A Trick of the Metastatic Cancer Cell p279.
ALLIANCE University of Mount Union student organizations will trick or treat for canned goods from 5 to 7 pm Monday in the community.
For those about to trick-or-treat, we salute you.
Two precious caped crusaders ready for a night of Trick or Treat.
The city of Powell will host trick-or-treat with a twist this weekend.
Haley claims political consultant pulled ' dirty trick ' in 2010 election.
How many times do you get these "dog trick" videos sent to you from friends.
If you have patience and time, I think most dogs are very capable of learning new tricks.
Three talented pups square off in the finals of a dog trick competition on 'Good Morning America.
Zeke the puppy knows many tricks, but his best was caught on tape and put up on YouTube.
Check out the sweetest dog trick ever below.
I have an adage in the form of a question: "Can you teach old ' dogmas ' new tricks".
With the trick Dii = Pj 6=i Mij = Pj 6=i MijMj i , Dii becomes a double-step (i, j, i) in the description as a walk on a graph.
Random incidence matrices: moments of the spectral density
The trick is to assign the variables xi a probability density such that the contribution of unwanted walks is made to vanish in the average.
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
A very large number of transformations, tricks, and formulae have been discovered for sampling from a variety of non-uniform distributions. I shall not discuss them here.
Monte Carlo: Basics
It is possible to calculate this derivative using a certain mathematical trick only.
Reply to "Criticism of `Necessity of Simultaneous Co-Existence of Instantaneous and Retarded Interactions in Classical Electrodynamics' " by J.D.Jackson
Using the diagonal trick, one can extract a subsequence of the Gij ’s that converges weakly, as i decays to −∞, to a limit µj ∈ L1 (Ω, IP), for all j .
The Point of View of the Particle on the Law of Large Numbers for Random Walks in a Mixing Random Environment