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monkey tricks

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Definition of monkey tricks in English:

plural noun

British informal
Mischievous behaviour: and no monkey tricks!
More example sentences
  • Then all your friends will wonder what monkey tricks you have been up to!
  • He is making too much noise by making monkey tricks.
  • I felt often its mysterious stillness watching over me at my monkey tricks, just as it watches you fellows performing on your respective tight ropes.

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