There are 3 translations of trick in Spanish:

trick1

Pronunciation: /trɪk/

n

  • 1 1.1 (ruse) trampa (f), ardid (m) it was a trick to get him to confess fue una trampa or un ardid para que confesara they played a dirty trick on him le jugaron una mala pasada, le hicieron una mala jugada it's just a trick of the light es la luz que engaña (before n) trick photograph fotografía (f) trucada trick photography trucaje (m) a trick question una pregunta con trampa see also dirty tricks 1.2 (prank, joke) broma (f), jugarreta (f) to play a trick on sb hacerle* or gastarle una broma a algn my eyes must be playing tricks on me debo de estar viendo visiones she's up to her old tricks again ya está otra vez haciendo de las suyas how's tricks? [slang/argot] ¿qué tal? [familiar/colloquial], ¿qué onda? (AmL) [argot/slang]
  • 2 (feat, skilful act) truco (m) to do card tricks hacer* trucos con las cartas magic trick truco de magia I've taught my dog to do tricks le he enseñado al perro a hacer gracias the trick is to add the oil slowly el truco or el secreto está en añadir el aceite poco a poco she knows every trick in the book se las sabe todas [familiar/colloquial] we've tried every trick in the book hemos intentado todo lo habido y por haber he knows all the tricks of the trade se sabe todos los trucos del oficio give it a good thump, that should do the trick dale un buen golpe y verás como funciona thanks for those pills, they did the trick gracias por las pastillas, me hicieron or (Esp) me fueron muy bien dog1 1 1
  • 3 (habit) to have a trick of -ing he has a trick of turning up when we're about to eat tiene la costumbre de aparecerse cuando estamos por comer the generator has a trick of cutting out every half hour al generador le da por apagarse cada media hora [familiar/colloquial]
  • 4 (in card games) baza (f) to take/win a trick hacerse*/ganar una baza he/she doesn't miss o never misses a trick no se le escapa ni una

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vt

  • engañar he tricked us! ¡nos ha engañado! to trick sb into -ing engañar a algn para que + subj to trick sb out of sth birlarle algo a algn I was tricked out of my inheritance me birlaron la herencia [familiar/colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

trick out

v + o + adv

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adj

(before n)
  • 1.1 [cigar/spider] de juguete, de mentira, de pega (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (AmE) con problemas

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