turn a trick/tricks

turn tricks

slang To perform sexual acts for money. Typically said of a prostitute. A lot of these girls are addicts who started turning tricks to get drug money.
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turn a trick

Sl. to perform an act of prostitution. (Use caution with the topic.) She can turn a trick and be on the streets again in six minutes flat. She's upstairs, turning a trick.
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turn a trick

Engage in sex for pay, as in A young prostitute may turn a dozen tricks in a few hours. This idiom uses trick in the sense of "a sexual act." [Slang; mid-1900s]
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turn a trick

(of a prostitute) have a session with a client. informal
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ˌturn a ˈtrick/ˈtricks

(American English, slang) have sex with somebody for money: Things got so bad for her financially that she even considered turning tricks to pay the rent.
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turn a trick

tv. to perform an act of prostitution. (Usually objectionable.) She can turn a trick and be on the streets again in six minutes flat.
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