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Why Do We Say "Trick Or Treat" On Halloween?
"Trick or Treat" is the quintessential Halloween greeting but why do we say it?
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OTHER WORDS FROM trick-or-treattrick-or-treater, noun
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As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Almost everyone there will be a decent person and treat you well.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yazbek tells The Daily Beast that the traffickers guarantee their service, and they treat the Syrian refugees with respect.
When ‘Downton Abbey’ returns Sunday night, its fashion fans are in for a familiar treat.
This is Bey and Nicki at their most lyrically masochistic, and boy, is it a treat.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
There is still a general tendency in universities on both sides of the Atlantic to treat propaganda as infection.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Not only are they required to do things in a proper orderly manner, but people have to treat them with due deference.Children's Ways|James Sully
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
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A greeting by children asking for treats on Halloween and threatening to play a trick on those who refuse to give them. For example, The children went from house to house, shouting “Trick or treat!” [c. 1940]