play a prank (on one)(redirected from played a prank)
play a prank (on one)
To carry out a trick, deception, or practical joke (at one's expense). It turns out that the supposed alien visitors that people had been seeing were just a bunch of teenagers playing an elaborate prank. I've got a great plan to play a prank on the school for April Fools' Day.
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