TRICK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of trick
Definition:
n. cunning or deceitful activity; attempt to get others to do something foolish
Example:
These children loved playing a special trick on their teacher.
Sentence in Classic:
But Krogstad did nothing of that sort; he got himself out of it by a cunning trick, and that is why he has gone under altogether.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
The rector would side with the prefect of studies and think it was a schoolboy trick and then the prefect of studies would come in every day the same, only it would be worse because he would be dreadfully waxy at any fellow going up to the rector about him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
You know a conjuror gets no credit when once he has explained his trick, and if I show you too much of my method of working, you will come to the conclusion that I am a very ordinary individual after all.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But between ourselves, Windibank, it was as cruel and selfish and heartless a trick in a petty way as ever came before me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Footmarks of both men could be made out on the carpet, but none of any third person, which again is a trick for the other side.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Aunt Polly was vexed to think she had overlooked that bit of circumstantial evidence, and missed a trick.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Dolly knew this trick her sister had of clenching her hands when she was much excited; she knew, too, that in moments of excitement Kitty was capable of forgetting herself and saying a great deal too much, and Dolly would have soothed her, but it was too late.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That this was a trick and a fraud, of that, he thought for the first minute, there could be no doubt.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The success of the trick that had placed the Vienna bridge in the hands of the French without a fight led Murat to try to deceive Kutuzov in a similar way.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At these parties his feelings were like those of a conjuror who always expects his trick to be found out at any moment.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was singular to see how the mother still held to the old trick, when the son had abandoned it as useless.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context