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turn a trick

slang To perform sexual acts for money. Typically said of a prostitute. More commonly seen as "turn tricks." A lot of these girls are addicts who started turning a trick 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.
See also: trick, turn
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
See also: trick, turn
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
See also: trick, turn
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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.
See also: trick, turn
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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