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trick

Cards
a. a batch of cards containing one from each player, usually played in turn and won by the player or side that plays the card with the highest value
b. a card that can potentially win a trick
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Some opponents asked Jesus a trick question for which there was no good answer; rather than falling into their trap, he said he would answer their question if they answered a similarly difficult question (Luke 20:1-8).
It wasn't a trick question and I should have seen it coming - last week ITV brought me all the way to London for an interview about the late chat show host - but it still caught me unprepared.
For Darla Hague, the whole debate is a trick question.
A READER of this column, R Harrison, of Windy Nook, has been in touch this week to say he supplied an answer some time ago to George Atkinson's trick question about which was the longest bridge in Newcastle City boundary?
Two of them looked at me as if I had asked a trick question and my six foot two inch tall nephew Nate said hesitantly: "Do you mean the World Series?
c, trick question, including Gould's and Dscillated in Mexico.
The last one is a trick question - few people tell us about the delights of Petra, choosing instead to knock a woman who I believe is one of the greatest post feminist icons of the last ten years,' she says.
THERE is an old trick question that runs something along the lines of: 'If there are 30 people in a room, what are the odds against two of them sharing a birthday?
It's a trick question really because the answer - according to Debenhams, Virgin Megastores, WH Smith, Toys R Us and other stockists - is that apart from all being famous, they would make the ultimate dream team to play top new board game Cranium (above).
Recognizing a trick question when I heard it, I paused for a moment before answering.
Being asked if you've observed such behavior and how you reacted is the trick question of 1996.
Yes, but I thought it was a trick question," he protested.